a combining form of English: Anglo-Norman; Anglo-Catholic.
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Origin of Anglo-
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/ (ˈæŋɡləʊ-) /
denoting English or EnglandAnglo-Saxon
Word Origin for Anglo-
from Medieval Latin Angliī
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from Medieval Latin Anglo-, comb. form of Angli "the English" (see Angle).
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