Slavophilism

noun
Slav·​oph·​i·​lism | \ sla-ˈvä-fə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce Slavophilism (audio) ; ˈsla-və-ˌfī-ˌli-, ˈslä- \

Definition of Slavophilism

: advocacy of Slavic and specifically Russian culture over western European culture especially as practiced among some members of the Russian intelligentsia in the middle 19th century

First Known Use of Slavophilism

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Slavophilism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Slavophilism. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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