anglophone

adjective, often capitalized
an·glo·phone | \ˈaŋ-glə-ˌfōn \

Definition of anglophone 

: consisting of or belonging to an English-speaking population especially in a country where two or more languages are spoken

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The intellectual center of gravity might shift to nations that are not anglophone liberal democracies. Gabriel Rossman, National Review, "Do Not Raise Taxes on Ph.D. Students," 14 Dec. 2017 The first stop on the maiden overseas voyage of the Trump presidency would not be continental cousin Canada or anglophone chum Britain — or even erstwhile wall-funder Mexico — but Saudi Arabia. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, "The surreal strangeness of Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia," 19 May 2017 Anglophone resentments are about resources and representation. Yonatan L. Morse, Washington Post, "Cameroon has been in crisis for six months. Here’s what you need to know.," 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of anglophone

1892, in the meaning defined above

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