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Anglomania

[ang-gluh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌæŋ gləˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/
noun
1.
an intense admiration of, interest in, or tendency to imitate English institutions, manners, customs, etc.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90, Americanism; Anglo- + mania
Related forms
Anglomaniac
[ang-gloh-mey-nee-ak] /ˌæŋ gloʊˈmeɪ niˌæk/ (Show IPA),
noun
Anglomaniacal
[ang-gloh-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l] /ˌæŋ gloʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anglomaniacal

Anglomania

/ˌæŋɡləʊˈmeɪnɪə/
noun
1.
excessive respect for English customs, etc
Derived Forms
Anglomaniac, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for anglomaniacal

Anglomania

n.

1787; see Anglo- + mania. Related: Anglomaniac.

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