Russophile

[ruhs-uh-fahyl]

Origin of Russophile

First recorded in 1890–95; Russo- + -phile
Related formsRus·so·phil·i·a [ruhs-uh-fil-ee-uh] /ˌrʌs əˈfɪl i ə/, noun
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  • Molotov's Magic Lantern is a worthy addition to the growing canon of Russophile literature.

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British Dictionary definitions for russophile

Russophile

Russophil

noun
  1. an admirer of Russia or the former Soviet Union, its customs, political system, etc
adjective
  1. showing admiration of Russia or the former Soviet Union
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