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 (zĕn′ə-fīl′, zē′nə-)
A person attracted to that which is foreign, especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures.

xen′o·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.
xe·noph′i·lous (zĕ-nŏf′ə-ləs, zē-) adj.
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(Sociology) a person who likes foreigners or things foreign
[C19: from Greek, from xeno- + -phile]
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(ˈzɛn əˌfaɪl, ˈzi nə-)

a person who is attracted to foreign peoples, cultures, or customs.
xen`o•phil′ia (-ˈfɪl i ə) n.
xen`o•phil′ic (-ˈfɪl ɪk) adj.
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Someone who loves foreign peoples, cultures, or customs.
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