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Italophile

[ih-tal-uh-fahyl, it-l-uh-] /ɪˈtæl əˌfaɪl, ˈɪt l ə-/
noun
1.
a person who admires Italian customs, traditions, etc.
adjective
2.
Also, Italophil
[ih-tal-uh-fil, it-l-uh-] /ɪˈtæl ə fɪl, ˈɪt l ə-/ (Show IPA)
. favoring Italian customs, manners, traditions, etc.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; Ital(ian) + -o- + -phile
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