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Hongkongers: Permanent residents of Hong Kong
Hongkongers, also known as Hong Kongese, Hongkongese Hong Kong citizen and Hong Kong people, usually refer to the permanent residents of Hong Kong, in a broad sense. Very often, those terms are confined to describe Hong Kong permanent residents who are culturally associated with Hong Kong, especially through descent, birth or growth in Hong Kong or other types of deep affiliations with Hong Kong, regardless of ethnicity or nationality. In legal terms, they are usually regarded as persons who are Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and, depending on their nationality, are eligible for a Hong Kong SAR passport. The word Hongkongers was officially included in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2014.


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