An·​glo·​sphere ˈaŋ-glə-ˌsfir How to pronounce Anglosphere (audio)
: the countries of the world in which the English language and cultural values predominate

Examples of Anglosphere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the sticky hands of Anglosphere platforms’ avant-garde, the Asian-girl-bot is a beautiful threat to an already-dying world order posed by both AI and China, metabolized and neutralized by girlishness: So cute! Alex Quicho, WIRED, 11 Sep. 2023 Today, in the streaming age, there are many artists from outside the Anglosphere now claiming the top chart positions around the world – from BTS, Karol G or Bad Bunny. Billboard Japan, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 For good reason, Anglosphere conservatives have long mistrusted the gaudy identity politics of the left with its obsession with race and gender. Sadanand Dhume, WSJ, 27 Oct. 2022 The first long hauler online communities were international affairs, a refuge for Covid survivors from across the Anglosphere. Alexander Zaitchik, The New Republic, 2 Feb. 2021 Today the American republic has pushed England aside as the center of the Anglosphere. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 31 Dec. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anglosphere was in 1995

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“Anglosphere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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