exonym




      
  
  
EK-soh-nim noun
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1. A name used by foreigners for a place, as Florence for Firenze.
2. A name used by foreigners to refer to a people or social group that the group itself does not use, as Germans for Deutsche.

Synonym: xenonym.
Antonym: endonym.

Vienna is an exonym of Wien.