compatriot

[kuhm-pey-tree-uht or, esp. British, -pa-]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of one's own country; fellow countryman or countrywoman.
adjective
2.
of the same country.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin compatriōta. See com-, patriot

compatriotic [kuhm-pey-tree-ot-ik or, esp. British, -pa-] , adjective
compatriotism, noun
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compatriot (kəmˈpætrɪət)
 
n
a fellow countryman
 
[C17: from French compatriote, from Late Latin compatriōta; see patriot]
 
compatri'otic
 
adj
 
com'patriotism
 
n

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compatriot
1610s, from Fr. compatriote (16c.), from L. compatriota, from com- "with" + patriota "countryman" (see patriot).
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Example sentences
He wants to feel a compatriot's nearness and affinity.
He had had no trainer and no compatrIot with him when he came into the stadium, and he was still alone.
Defendant engaged the police officer, affording his compatriot an opportunity to escape.
Your compatriot is going to have the next time on here.
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