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Meaning of COMPATRIOT

Pronunciation:  kum'peytreeut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person from your own country
 

COMPATRIOT is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: countryman, countrywoman, national, subject

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com*pa"tri*ot\, n. [F. compatriote, LL.
    compatriotus; com- + patriota a native. See {Patriot}, and
    cf. {Copatriot}.]
    One of the same country, and having like interests and
    feeling.
    
          The distrust with which they felt themselves to be
          regarded by their compatriots in America. --Palfrey.
    
    
  2. \Com*pa"tri*ot\, a.
    Of the same country; having a common sentiment of patriotism.
    
          She [Britain] rears to freedom an undaunted race,
          Compatriot, zealous, hospitable, kind.   --Thomson.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adjunct, ally, associate, bedfellow, brother, brother-in-arms, coadjutor, cohort, colleague, companion, compeer, comrade, confederate, confrere, congener, consociate, consort, countryman, countrywoman, crony, fellow, fellow citizen, fellow countryman, fellow member, fellow townsman, home towner, landsman, paesano, paisano
 

 

 

 

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