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xenophilia

[ zen-uh-fil-ee-uh, zee-nuh- ]
/ ˌzɛn əˈfɪl i ə, ˌzi nə- /
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noun
an attraction to foreign peoples, cultures, or customs.
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Origin of xenophilia

First recorded in 1955–60; xeno- + -philia

OTHER WORDS FROM xenophilia

xen·o·phil·ic, adjective
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