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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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Also revealing that the only leave Europe comments on these pages come from xenophobes from Ukip - nuff said!
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This is why I wish Buchanan, xenophobe that he is, was still in the race.
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Finally they look over on the Republican side and they see a guy who's saying, `NAFTA is wrong, GATT is wrong, multinational corporations are irresponsible, American jobs need to be saved.' Now, the establishment may say that guy is a nut, or a xenophobe, or whatever.
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The Ukip chief exposed himself once and for all as an anti-immigrant xenophobe who is comfortable demonising terrified refugees.
Labour is not in touch with the real world, anything outside their bubble does not exist, and they seem to think anyone who disagrees with them is a bigot or xenophobe.
Le xenophobe et eurosceptique Parti du peuple danois (DF) a le vent en poupe au Danemark.
Although John Pratt is a most eloquent speaker, I, as a person who also regards myself as being pro-European (I love Europe for its diversity of cultures and customs I believe the nations of Europe are heading for strife and conflict by abandoning their currencies and self governing rights), strongly oppose the 'little Englander', 'xenophobe' slur which he made during his talk.