Anglo-

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See also: anglo, Anglo, and anglo-

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From New Latin Anglo-, from Late Latin Anglī, Anglus (Anglo-Saxon(s)), derived from Latin Anglia (England). Influenced by French anglo-.

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Anglo-

  1. A combining form relating to England or, by extension, the United Kingdom.
    Anglo-German naval rivalry was a contributing factor to the First World War.
  2. A combining form relating to the English or British people, culture, or livestock.
    The Anglo-Indian Cliff Richard's 1952 "Move It" is sometimes credited as the first British rock hit.
    Anglo-Kirghiz mares, now better known as Novokirghiz, produce more milk than representatives of either separate lineage.
  3. A combining form relating to the English language.
    Japanese anglophones—but not Chinese ones—often struggle with distinguishing /r/ and /l/.

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