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
They are likely to be better off-both financially and otherwise-than their
  compatriots who do not go to college.
While the leader crept toward the fig tree, his compatriots made their way up
  two neighboring trees in silence.
And when she opened a private practice seven years ago, she found her
  compatriots receptive to her message.
He has killed and still imprisons compatriots who want reform.
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