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You have to use one New Zealander, two New Zealanders... The name is unique in that it is composed of two words. Other countries whose names finish with "-land" don't have two words, e.g.: Finland, Ireland, Iceland, The Netherlands (The is a definite article), Poland, Swaziland, Switzerland and Thailand, etc. Among them, only Iceland has its ...


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"New Zealander" is often used as a noun, and "New Zealand" attached to nouns where an adjective is needed (e.g. "New Zealand native". There are too many counter-examples to come up with a general rule. "Englander" is only used in phrases such as: "little Englander" which has a rather specific meaning (an ignorant English nationalist); "New Englander" - a ...



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