Antedating of "Xenophobia"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat May 24 14:30:34 UTC 2014

xenophobia (OED 1909)

1887 _Saturday Review_ 12 Feb. 238 (ProQuest)  Mr. Minchin's testimony as to Bulgaria is all the more valuable because he does not exactly like the Bulgarians.  Their curious Xenophobia, which the Russians have with such incredible folly stirred up against themselves, obviously annoys him.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society -

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