One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who loves or admires the United States or its culture.
Characterized by love of or admiration for the United States or its culture.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New York Times. From American + -o- + -phile, perhaps after Anglophile, Francophile, etc.
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