philhellenic
adjective see philhellene

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Philhellenic — Phil hel*len ic, a. Of or pertaining to philhellenism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philhellenic — adjective characterized by a love of Greece and Grecian things the Philhellenic Society • Syn: ↑philhellene, ↑Graecophile, ↑Graecophilic • Pertains to noun: ↑philhellene (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • philhellenic — See philhellene. * * * …   Universalium

  • philhellenic — adj. philhellene, fond of Greece and its culture; supportive of the Greeks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philhellenic — phil·hel·len·ic …   English syllables

  • philhellene — philhellenic /fil he len ik, lee nik/, adj. philhellenism /fil hel euh niz euhm/, n. /fil hel een/, n. a friend or supporter of the Greeks. Also, philhellenist /fil hel euh nist, fil he lee nist/. [1815 25; < Gk philéllen Greek loving. See PHIL …   Universalium

  • Graecophile — I noun an admirer of Greece and everything Greek • Syn: ↑philhellene, ↑philhellenist • Derivationally related forms: ↑Graecophilic, ↑philhellenism (for: ↑philhellenist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Navarino — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Navarino partof=the Greek War of Independence and the Russo Turkish War of 1828 1829 caption= The Naval Battle of Navarino (1827). Oil painting by Carneray. date=20 October 1827 place=Navarino, Greece… …   Wikipedia

  • Graecophilic — adjective characterized by a love of Greece and Grecian things the Philhellenic Society • Syn: ↑philhellenic, ↑philhellene, ↑Graecophile • Pertains to noun: ↑philhellene (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philhellenism — ( the love of Greek culture ) was the intellectual fashion at the turn of the 19th century that led Europeans like Lord Byron to lend their support for the Greek movement towards independence from the Ottoman Empire. Byron provided some more… …   Wikipedia

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