noun see Francophile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Francophilia — See Francophile. * * * …   Universalium

  • Francophilia — noun The love of France, the French, or French culture. Syn: gallophilia See Also: France, Francophile, Francophobe …   Wiktionary

  • francophilia — fran·co·phil·ia …   English syllables

  • francophilia — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈfilēə, lyə noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Franco + philia : the quality or state of being Francophile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francophile — Francophilia /frang keuh fil ee euh, feel yeuh/, n. /frang keuh fuyl /, adj. 1. friendly to or having a strong liking for France or the French. n. 2. a person who is friendly to or has a strong admiration of France or the French. Also, Francophil …   Universalium

  • Francophile — Is a person with a positive predisposition or interest toward the government, culture, history, or people of France. This could include France itself and its history, the French language, French cuisine, literature, etc. The opposite of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Walloon Movement — The Walloon Movement covers all Belgian political movements which assert the existence of a Walloon identity and of Wallonia or defend the French culture and language within Belgium. This movement began to defend the primacy of French but gained… …   Wikipedia

  • Francophile — or Francophil adjective Date: 1887 markedly friendly to France or French culture • Francophile noun • Francophilia noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -philia — noun combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek philia friendship, from philos dear 1. friendly feeling toward < Francophilia > 2. tendency toward < hemophilia > 3. abnormal appetite or liking for < necrophilia > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anti-French sentiment in the United States — is the manifestation of Francophobia by Americans. It signifies a consistent hostility towards the government, culture, and people of France that employs stereotypes.Understanding anti French sentimentsAs with any foreign country phobia ,… …   Wikipedia

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