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Italophile

[ ih-tal-uh-fahyl, it-l-uh- ]
/ ɪˈtæl əˌfaɪl, ˈɪt l ə- /
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noun
a person who admires Italian customs, traditions, etc.
adjective
Also I·tal·o·phil [ih-tal-uh-fil, it-l-uh-]. /ɪˈtæl ə fɪl, ˈɪt l ə-/. favoring Italian customs, manners, traditions, etc.
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Origin of Italophile

1905–10; Ital(ian) + -o- + -phile

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