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pa·tri·ot

 (pā′trē-ət, -ŏt′)
n.
One who loves, supports, and defends one's country.

[French patriote, from Old French, compatriot, from Late Latin patriōta, from Greek patriōtēs, from patrios, of one's fathers, from patēr, patr-, father; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.]

patriot

(ˈpeɪtrɪət; ˈpæt-)
n
a person who vigorously supports his country and its way of life
[C16: via French from Late Latin patriōta, from Greek patriotēs, from patris native land; related to Greek patēr father; compare Latin pater father, patria fatherland]
patriotic adj
ˌpatriˈotically adv

Patriot

(ˈpeɪtrɪət)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a US surface-to-air missile system with multiple launch stations and the capability to track multiple targets by radar

pa•tri•ot

(ˈpeɪ tri ət, -ˌɒt; esp. Brit. ˈpæ tri ət)

n.
1. a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests.
2. a person who regards himself or herself as a defender, esp. of individual rights, against presumed interference by the federal government.
3. (cap.) a U.S. Army antiaircraft missile launched from a tracked vehicle with radar and computer guidance.
[1590–1600; < Middle French patriote < Late Latin patriōta < Greek patriṓtēs fellow-countryman, lineage member]

patriot

- Greek pater, "father," led to Latin patriota, "fellow countryman," which was the original meaning of patriot when it came into English in the late 1500s.
See also related terms for country.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patriot - one who loves and defends his or her countrypatriot - one who loves and defends his or her country
national, subject - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
flag-waver, hundred-percenter, jingo, jingoist, patrioteer, chauvinist - an extreme bellicose nationalist

patriot

noun nationalist, loyalist, chauvinist, flag-waver (informal), lover of your country a passionate patriot steeped in Scottish history
Quotations
"No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach" [W.C. Brann Old Glory]
"Patriot: The person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about" [Mark Twain]
Translations
وطنيوَطَني، مُحِب لِوَطَنِه
vlastenec-ka
patriot
patriootti
domoljubpatriotrodoljub
föîurlandsvinur
愛国者
patriotaspatriotinispatriotiškaipatriotiškaspatriotizmas
patriots

patriot

[ˈpeɪtrɪət] Npatriota mf

patriot

[ˈpeɪtriət] npatriote m/f

patriot

nPatriot(in) m(f)

patriot

[ˈpeɪtrɪət] npatriota m/f

patriot

(ˈpeitriət) , (ˈpatriət) noun
a person who loves (and serves) his country. Many terrorists consider themselves to be patriots fighting for freedom.
patriotic (pӕtriˈotik) , ((especially American) pei-) adjective
(negative unpatriotic) having or showing great love for one's country. He is so patriotic that he refuses to buy anything made abroad.
ˌpatriˈotically adverb
ˈpatriotism (ˈpӕ-) , ((especially American) ˈpei-) noun
(the showing of) great love for one's country.
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La famille de Chokri Belaid, ses amis, des presidents de partis, des personnalites nationales et acteurs de la societe civile ont celebre ce mardi, dans un profond recueillement, le 5e anniversaire de l'assassinat de l'ancien secretaire general du Parti des patriotes democrates unifie.
Ce n'est pas a vrai dire le premier geste de reconnaissance qu'accomplissent les pouvoirs publics envers ces patriotes.
Entre autres, le visiteur peut y voir les proces-verbaux manuscrits de la session parlementaire de 1792-1793, le reglement de la Chambre d'assemblee du Bas-Canada de 1793, un globe terrestre datant des annees 1792-1805, des ceintures flechees des XVIIIe et XIXe siecles, une affiche electorale moussant l'election des patriotes de Montreal en 1827, et une copie originale des 92 Resolutions.
Selon l'auteur, les evenements de 1837 ne sauraient se resumer a une simple << rebellion >> fomentee par des Patriotes radicaux contre le gouvernement colonial.
Un rendez-vous artistique et culturel pour les melomanes, les patriotes, les amateurs de documentaires, les fans et tous les autres.
Khartoum, 14 Juillet (SUNA) - Le Corps de parlementaires soudanais a organise dimanche au siege de l'Assemble Nationale un atelier sur le suivi, l'analyse et l'evaluation du programme electoral pour les patriotes (l'axe de la societe civile) dirige par Mme Samia Hassan Sayed Ahmed.
Le depute du parti unifie des patriotes democrates(Watad), Mongi Rahwi a considere l'attaque ayant cible le domicile de Lotfi Ben Jeddou comme un message qui vise a saper le moral du corps securitaire.
Ces mensonges entrent dans le cadre de la campagne organisee qui cible l'Armee egyptienne et ses commandants en vue de realiser des gains illicites par des personnes non patriotes, a explique le porte-parole de l'Armee.
Les Jeune-Canada, La Nation, les Jeunesses patriotes, leurs tentations fascistes ou antisemites, leur recherche malaisee d'une << troisieme voie >>, le para-independantisme de leur mentor, l'abbe Groulx : ces sujets n'ont-ils pas ete suffisamment traites?
22 -- Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, traveled to the Central African Republic to assess the situation of the Lord's Resistance Army(LRA) and to sign an agreement or 'action plan' for the release of child soldiers with the Convention des patriotes pour la justice et la paix (CPJP), an armed rebel group listed by the United Nations for recruitment and use of children.
Il etait temps qu'une biographie importante permette de faire la lumiere sur les diverses facettes de l'aumonier des patriotes.

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