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- ‘In addition, Germany's steady naval build-up, accompanied by officially orchestrated Anglophobia, contributed to the further deterioration in relations between the two countries.’
- ‘Vast fortunes were made out of the Irish Famine, almost invariably by Irish people who shut up and joined the chorus of Anglophobia.’
- ‘His nationalism was as expansive as his cosmopolitanism, and he railed in equal measure against the narrowness of native deriders of Scotland and the shallowness of Anglophobia.’
- ‘This opposition was overcome by the expansionist fever manifested in the election of 1844 in the United States, with President Houston shrewdly exploiting the strong Anglophobia of Texans who feared a British protectorate.’
- ‘Yet anti-English feeling remains a barrier to such celebration - and Anglophobia isn't confined to foreigners.’
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