Definition of francophone
: of, having, or belonging to a population using French as its first or sometimes second language
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African students in France overwhelmingly come from francophone West Africa.
North African emigrants often choose to settle in the French-speaking province of Quebec, drawn by its immigration policies that favor francophone applicants.
Majdalani’s novels are much praised in the Francophone world, and with good reason.
Perel is small and blond, with an elfin face, intense, peppy charisma, and a Francophone accent that serves to bolster her psychoanalytic and erotic authority.
The autobiographical production, presented by his company, Ex Machina, is a meditation on his family, memory and the Francophone separatist movements that unsettled Canada in the 1960s and ’70s.
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