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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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