one who admires Russia or the Russians

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  • russophile — [ rysɔfil ] adj. et n. • 1854; de russo et phile ♦ Qui est favorable aux Russes, à la Russie. ● russophile adjectif et nom Qui est favorable aux Russes ou (anciennement) à l U.R.S.S. russophile [ʀysɔfil] adj. et n. ÉTYM. 1858; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Russophile — Rus so*phile, Russophilist Rus*soph i*list, n. [Russia + Gr. filei^n to love: cf. F. russophile.] One who, not being a Russian, favors Russian policy and aggrandizement. {Rus*soph ilism}, n. [Chiefly newspaper words.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Russophile — may refer to:* Russophilia, the love of Russia or Russians * Ukrainian Russophiles, a Ukrainian cultural faction in nineteenth and early twentieth century Galicia who espoused Ruthenian autonomy …   Wikipedia

  • Russophile — [rus′ə fīl΄] n. [ RUSSO + PHILE] a person who strongly admires Russia or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Russophile — Russophilia /rus euh fil ee euh/, n. /rus euh fuyl /, n. a person who is friendly to, admires, or prefers Russia or Russian customs, institutions, etc. [1890 95; RUSSO + PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Russophile — noun A person who loves the country, culture or people of Russia. Ant: Russophobe See Also: Russophilia, Russophilic …   Wiktionary

  • russophile — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ru so fi l ) adj. Qui aime les Russes ; se dit surtout de ceux des Slaves qui sont attachés à la cause des Russes.    S. m. Celui qui est du parti des Russes. •   Les russophiles anglais qui marchent à la… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Russophile — [ rʌsə(ʊ)fʌɪl] noun a person who admires or is fond of Russia and things Russian. Derivatives Russophilia noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • russophile — rus·so·phile …   English syllables

  • Russophile — /ˈrʌsoʊfaɪl/ (say rusohfuyl) noun someone who admires or favours Russia or anything Russian. Also, Russophil /ˈrʌsoʊfɪl/ (say rusohfil) …   Australian English dictionary

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