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Allophone (Canadian usage)
, and especially in Quebec
, an allophone
is someone whose first language
or language of use is neither English
The terms anglophone and francophone are used in Canada to designate people whose first or adoptive languages are English and French, respectively.
For the use of this term in linguistics, see allophone.