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An Anglophone is someone who speaks the English language natively or by adoption. As an adjective, it means English-speaking, whether referring to individuals, groups or places. As such, it is related to the Anglosphere, the group of countries that mainly speak English. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Definitions of the Anglosphere vary: Countries in which English is the first language of a large fraction of the population are shown in blue. ...

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Cultural

In a narrower sense, the notion of "Anglophone" reaches beyond the mere dictionary definition of "English-language speaker". The term specifically refers to people whose cultural background is primarily associated with English language, regardless of ethnic and geographical differences. The Anglophone culture beyond the "mother country" is the legacy of the British colonial empire. Motherland means a mother country in contrast to its colonies, or the origin of an ethnic minority. ... The British Empire in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ...


Geographic

Countries in which English is the first language of a large fraction of the population are shown in dark blue. Other countries with substantial adoption of English are shown in light blue.

The term can also refer to nations which have English as an official language or where a majority of the population speak it, such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, India, Malta, Jamaica, Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Australia, Singapore, South Africa, Gibraltar, Pakistan, The Philippines, New Zealand, Nigeria. Collectively these can be known as the Anglosphere. The term "Anglophonie", derived from "Anglophone" is used rarely [1][2] usually in contradistinction to Francophonie, but is more common in other languages [3][4] Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 36 KB) Summary Colored by me from public domain Wikimedia Commons source Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 36 KB) Summary Colored by me from public domain Wikimedia Commons source Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in the countries, states, and other territories. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Definitions of the Anglosphere vary: Countries in which English is the first language of a large fraction of the population are shown in blue. ... Motto Égalité, Complémentarité, Solidarité Members and participants of La Francophonie. ...


Canada

In Canada, and especially in Quebec and New Brunswick, the term "anglophone" or the abbreviation "anglo" is widely used to designate someone whose native language is English. This contrasts with francophone (someone whose native language is French) and allophone (someone with any other mother tongue). The latter term is rarely used outside Quebec in this meaning. See English-speaking Quebecer. This article is about the Canadian province. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Native Language Music, founded in 1996 by musicians Joe Sherbanee and Theo Bishop, is an independent adult contemporary record company based in Southern California that produces, markets, and distributes premium jazz, world, and new age music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In Quebec, an allophone is someone whose first language or language of use is neither English nor French. ... English-speaking Quebecers or Quebeckers (also Anglo-Quebecers, English Quebecers, or Anglophone Quebecers; in French Anglo-Québécois, Québécois Anglophone, or Anglo) refers to the English-speaking (anglophone) minority of the primarily French-speaking (francophone) province of Quebec in Canada. ...


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This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... English-speaking Quebecers or Quebeckers (also Anglo-Quebecers, English Quebecers, or Anglophone Quebecers; in French Anglo-Québécois, Québécois Anglophone, or Anglo) refers to the English-speaking (anglophone) minority of the primarily French-speaking (francophone) province of Quebec in Canada. ...

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Anglophone is a term used in Quebec, and the rest of Canada, to describe English speaking individuals.
An anglophone is someone who speaks the English language natively or by adoption.
Anglophone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (193 words)
An anglophone is someone who speaks English natively or by adoption.
In a narrower sense, the notion of "Anglophone" reaches beyond the mere dictionary definition of "English-language speaker".
The Anglophone culture beyond the "mother country" is the legacy of the British colonial empire and its arradiation.
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