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xenophobia

hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture

xenophobia

an exaggerated hostility towards or fear of foreigners. See ETHNOCENTRISM.

Xenophobia

Boxer Rebellion
Chinese rising aimed at ousting foreign interlopers (1900). [Chinese Hist.: Van Doren, 334–335]
Hermit Kingdom
the Korea; so called for 300-year closed-door policy. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 286]
House Un-American Activities Committee
conducted investigations to purge government of foreign influences. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1641]
Know-Nothing Party
aimed at WASP control of government by depriving naturalized Americans and Roman Catholics of political rights. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 371]
McCarthyism
from U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy who acted out morbid fear of aliens, especially Communists. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 409]
New Orleans riots
anti-Italian mobs lynched 11 immigrants after Sicilian murder trial (1891). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 309]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian anarchists convicted in controversial murder trial (1921). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 411]
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Dave Pickup Yep, should have changed his name to Smith to satisfy xenophobes like you.
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Les candidats de droite tiennent un langage xenophobe accusant les etrangers de tous les malheurs de l'Europe.
Now, the establishment may say that guy is a nut, or a xenophobe, or whatever.
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Le xenophobe et eurosceptique Parti du peuple danois (DF) a le vent en poupe au Danemark.
Now anyone who opposes the appointment of Capello risks being labelled a xenophobe.
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Mais avant cela il y a eu le travail de sape de l'ex-president francais, Nicolas Sarkozy, qui a assume un virage a droite et a decomplexe les Francais, liberant la parole xenophobe.
Le vote helvetique en faveur d'une limitation de l'immigration a clairement montre le grand paradoxe de l'Europe en crise, xenophobe et surfant sur la deferlante droitiere qui s'abat sur le Vieux continent.