philhellenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phil- +‎ Hellenic

Adjective[edit]

philhellenic (comparative more philhellenic, superlative most philhellenic)

  1. Loving Greek culture.
    • 2007 December 2, “The Greeks”, New York Times:
      These ancient treasures, together with historic photographs of the major excavations, aerial panoramas of splendid sites, old watercolors and lithographs, and 19th-century architectural renderings, are enough to leave a deep impression on anyone with a drop of philhellenic blood.