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patrial

[pey-tree-uh l] /ˈpeɪ tri əl/
noun, British
1.
a native of any country who, by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent in Great Britain, has citizenship and residency rights there.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; literally, pertaining to one's own country < Latin patri(a) native land (feminine noun from patrius, adj. derivative of pater father) + -al1
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patrial

/ˈpeɪtrɪəl/
noun
1.
(in Britain formerly) a person having by statute the right of abode in the United Kingdom, and so not subject to immigration control
Word Origin
C20: from Latin patria native land
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