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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Admiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs.

Usage examples (5)
  • The birthplace of the forerunners of the modern social and civic spirit and the mother of the most genuine philhellenism, the
  • The poet Byron was the apotheosis of philhellenism, journeying to Greece to join its fight for independence, and his disappointment in the real-live Greeks he met sounds...
  • The literary philhellenism of the present age, and especially its philologic tendency is fast hunting the classic spectres of the heroic times into primeval shade.
  • Its adoption was a triumph of classical philhellenism over common sense, of Cavafy's 'serious and stately' image over reality; and as we have already noted, it has not... for more
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