Francophobia

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Fran·co·phobe

 (frăng′kə-fōb′)
n.
A person who dislikes or fears France, its people, or its culture.

Fran′co·phobe′, Fran′co·pho′bic adj.
Fran′co·pho′bi·a n.
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Francophobia

(ˌfræŋkəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(sometimes not capital) the phenomenon of hating French speakers, culture, or people
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Francophobia

a hatred of France or things French. Also called Gallophobia.
See also: France
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