Anglophilia


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An·glo·phile

 (ăng′glə-fīl′) also An·glo·phil (-fĭl)
n.
One who admires England, its people, and its culture.

An′glo·phile, An′glo·phil′ic (ăng′glə-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
An′glo·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.

Anglophilia

great admiration for England and things English. — Anglophile, n., adj.
See also: England
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anglophilia - admiration for Britain and British customsAnglophilia - admiration for Britain and British customs
admiration, esteem - a feeling of delighted approval and liking
Anglophobia - dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs
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The Hermitage's collection of 370 items of British silver dates largely from the 18th century when Russian Anglophilia was at its peak.
And beginning in the 1980s, those conservatives who had come of age in the 1950s and who were within a generation of Chesterton's death were themselves passing from the scene, and with them the force of the Anglophilia and quasi-reactionary Catholicism that had energized many early conservatives.
If, as Paul Keating alleges, the Menzies era "sunk a generation of Australians in Anglophilia and torpor" than through events such as this, many are beginning to accept that our nation's future does in fact lie with the 4.
Billy's dad would puff thoughtfully on his pipe, an affectation acquired in a recent and alarming burst of Anglophilia.
A future two-part documentary now in the planning and fundraising stages ("you're always trying to raise funds,'' Kolker said) would look at Anglophilia in this country, as evidenced by the popularity of such shows as "Downton Abbey.
For real Anglophilia, I thought, you should be driving from the Durham railway station, just before twilight, up North Road, Potters Bank and Elvet Hill Road, narrow, green,
For example, Mulleady and Miss Gilchrist's song, 'There's No-One Loves You Like Yourself', (43) demonstrates their Anglophilia, which is reinforced in a more complex form by Gilchrist's later song, 'Don't Muck about with the Moon', (44) which ties that Anglophilia to the English racism embodied in Leslie's song, 'I am a Happy English Lad', (45) at the same time as it depicts her as a global citizen threatened like the others by the American-Russian arms race as embodied in their astronaut programmes.
Most tellingly, while Sam's anglophilia is overt--he admired the English "sometimes to the point of foolishness" (AOTS, p.
has seen a new wave of Anglophilia, which has worked its way into baby names as well.
And because of his intense Anglophilia, which over time came to express itself in a general disdain for Russian policy positions, he often presented Whitehall's views on pressing issues as his own.
32) It was not until his experience as a soldier during World War II that Ward's zealous Anglophilia was displaced by an equally passionate Australian nationalism.
Somewhat forgotten is that Olivet's dynamism under Brewer was not limited to a sort of anglophilia.