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An·glo·phile / ˈanggləˌfīl/ • n. a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or Britain.• adj. fond or admiring of England or Britain.DERIVATIVES: An·glo·phil·ia / ˌanggləˈfilēə/ n.


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1. Admiring or loving England and the English and/or the English language: the Anglophile party in Scotland.

2. Someone with such an attitude: unrepentant Anglophiles. The term may or may not include Britain as a whole, and non-English Britons may experience Anglophilia.