Francophone

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Etymology[edit]

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. (chiefly Canada) French-speaking.

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Noun[edit]

Francophone (plural Francophones)

  1. (chiefly Canada) A person who speaks French.

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References[edit]

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