Definition of Philhellene

1. Noun. An admirer of Greece and everything Greek.




2. Adjective. Characterized by a love of Greece and Grecian things. "The Philhellenic Society"
Exact synonyms: Graecophile, Graecophilic, Philhellenic
Derivative terms: Graecophile, Graecophile

Definition of Philhellene

1. n. A friend of Greece, or of the Greeks; a philhellenist.

Definition of Philhellene

1. Noun. a lover of Greek culture and Greece. ¹

2. Noun. a supporter of the cause of Greek independence, especially during the Greek war of indepence in 1821-29 (see Philhellenism). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Philhellene

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Philhellene

philatelist
philatelists
philately
philatories
philatory
philautic
philauty
philematology
philerast
philerasts
philharmonic
philharmonic orchestra
philharmonic orchestras
philharmonic pitch
philharmonics
philhellene (current term)
philhellenes
philhellenic
philhellenism
philhellenisms
philhellenist
philhellenists
philia
philias
philiater
philibeg
philibegs
philibuster
philip
philippic

Literary usage of Philhellene

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Michael Anagnos, 1837-1906 by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1907)
"(unless we are mistaken), when he was taken as Secretary by the great philhellene Howe, who was sent to Greece by several liberal American societies to ..."

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