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EtymologyEdit

Altered and reinterpreted from French Francophonie, with semantic influence from Latin Franco- (French) + Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ), Franco- +‎ -phone

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Francophone (not comparable)

  1. French-speaking.

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Francophone (plural Francophones)

  1. A person who speaks French, especially as their mother tongue.

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  • “Francophone” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.