Definitions

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  • n. A strong preference for foreign customs, manners, or institutions; the gaining of pleasure from meeting strangers or visiting foreign countries.
  • n. An obsession with strangers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, foreign customs, institutions, manners, fashions, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mania for foreign persons or things.

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Examples

  • In a speech delivered at the Greek Odeon (19 April 1922), Theodoropoulou argued, in the spirit of Glinos, that women's advancement was a historic inevitability based on economic progress, a perspective which enabled her to defend the feminist project, albeit unsuccessfully, against charges of xenomania and subservience to foreign values, hurled at feminists by at best antagonistic and sometimes outraged conservative nationalists.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • _Miscellany_ had shown by its collection of the best poetical work of the preceding half century the extraordinary effect which a judicious xenomania

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • English, unadulterated by xenomania and unweakened by purism, as Daniel.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • Since she worked with xenomania for the Alesh show we could still have ended up with TBDN etc, had she not been dropped.

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  • I doubt 5 whole tracks from xenomania will make the cut.

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  • I wonder how much crow Keisha has to eat now that they're going back into the "pop" style. do you want them to work with xenomania again?

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  • When that's over, it will diminish. hmm .. possible to disagree i think? im sure there will be other writers who can 'think' like brian etc.. after all the formula has been set out. most of the hit writing factories like motown, saw and xenomania are exactly that-FACTORY thinking.

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  • [/ quote] ha ha aww thanx, trust me i better win summit and then i will make an amazing pop album honestly tho what producers do you think would work well with a male pop act bloodshy and avant xenomania william orbit I don't know why but I am very biased to male singers ...

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  • I heard from a friend of a friend that the new sugababes song is called 'girls aloud are shit' and is produced by xenomania, guest vocals from lady gaga, sound epic.

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  • i want them to stick to the era period with songs like ehb, yoagd, sog but still maintain their old roots they can bring in some electro but i do not want them to work with xenomania on the 7th album. they should stay with klas and steve booker. and to go more electro they have to go back to their old producer guy sigworth who produeced bruised and like the weather.

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