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Fran·co·phone

or fran·co·phone  (frăng′kə-fōn′)
n.
A French-speaking person, especially in a region where two or more languages are spoken.
adj.
French-speaking.

Fran′co·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

Francophone

(ˈfræŋkəʊˌfəʊn)
n
(Peoples) a person who speaks French, esp a native speaker
adj
1. (Languages) speaking French as a native language
2. using French as a lingua franca

Fran•co•phone

(ˈfræŋ kəˌfoʊn)

adj.
1. (of a population, country, etc.) French-speaking.
n.
2. a speaker of French.
[1895–1900]
Translations
ranskankielinenranskantaitoinen

Francophone

[ˈfræŋkəʊfəʊn] nfrancophone mf
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Ontario is home to nearly 612,000 Francophones -- the largest population in Canada outside of Quebec.
The initiative will also help commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Francophones in Ontario.
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Speaking to Qatar Tribune, Ambassador Peaucelle noted that while the festival was organised with the nation's Francophones, who number between 150,000 and 200,000, in mind, the festival also aimed at introducing some aspects of francophone culture to those who might be curious about it, or interested in it.
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Les differents intervenants a ce rendez-vous culturel annuel, qui permet aux francophones de celebrer la langue francaise et de faire decouvrir au public les oeuvres, auteurs et artistes du monde francophone, ont souligne l'importance de la francophonie en tant qu'espace de dialogue et d'echange culturel et humain entre les differents pays et cultures ayant en partage la langue de Moliere.
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