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philhellene

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adjective phil·hel·lene \(ˌ)fil-ˈhe-ˌlēn\

Definition of philhellene

  1. :  admiring Greece or the Greeks

philhellene

noun

philhellenism

play \(ˌ)fil-ˈhe-lə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

philhellenist

play \-nist\ noun


Variants of philhellene

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philhellenic

play \ˌfil-hə-ˈle-nik\

Origin and Etymology of philhellene

Greek philellēn, from phil- + Hellēn Hellene


First Known Use: circa 1825


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