philhellene

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

phil- + Hellene

NounEdit

philhellene (plural philhellenes)

  1. a lover of Greek culture and Greece.
  2. a supporter of the cause of Greek independence, especially during the Greek war of indepence in 1821-29 (see Philhellenism).

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