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xenophobe

xen·o·phobe

xenophobe

pronunciation:
zi n fob [or] ze n fob
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who fears or detests foreigners, strangers, or anything that is foreign or strange.
The leaders were xenophobes who would allow no foreign travel or access to foreign ideas.He was somewhat of a xenophobe and never had any desire to travel abroad.