A city - no-one names cities derogatorily, but there are plenty of derogatory nominative adjectives. I'd hate for "Lincolnian" to mean behaving like a &*(^%(#.
And yet it is more difficult to bulldoze an adjective.
a city. Great way to start world domination
From the online "Copyeditor's Handbook":"This device [i.e. forming adjectives based on personal names] should be used with care. If the individual is not of sufficient stature to merit adjectivalization, some readers will take the usage to be satiric or parodic."So on the whole, I'd go for the city.
In your case, I would as well. A little paint on the "Welcome to" signs on the edge of town and you've got "Mosscow"
That's me, all right -- the heart of the arts. :-)
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