compatriot


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com·pa·tri·ot

 (kəm-pā′trē-ət, -ŏt′)
n.
1. A person from one's own country.
2. A colleague.

[French compatriote, from Late Latin compatriōta : Latin com-, com- + Late Latin patriōta, countryman; see patriot.]

com·pa′tri·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

compatriot

(kəmˈpætrɪət)
n
a person from one's own country
[C17: from French compatriote, from Late Latin compatriōta; see patriot]
comˌpatriˈotic adj
comˈpatriotism n

com•pa•tri•ot

(kəmˈpeɪ tri ət; esp. Brit. -ˈpæ-)

n.
1. a fellow countryman or countrywoman.
2. a colleague or companion; peer.
adj.
3. of the same country.
[1605–15; < Late Latin compatriōta. See com-, patriot]
com•pa`tri•ot′ic (-ˈɒt ɪk) adj.
com•pa′tri•ot•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compatriot - a person from your own country
national, subject - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
countryman - a man from your own country
countrywoman - a woman from your own country

compatriot

noun fellow countryman, countryman, fellow citizen He beat his compatriots in the final.

compatriot

noun
A person who is from one's own country:
Translations
مُواطِن، من نَفْس البَلَد
krajan
landsmand
compatriotacompatriotemaanmies
honfitárs
samlandi
tėvynainis
tautietis
landsmanlandsmaninna

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] Ncompatriota mf

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] n (= countryman) → compatriote mf

compatriot

nLandsmann m, → Landsmännin f

compatriot

[kəmˈpætrɪət] ncompatriota m/f

compatriot

(kəmˈpӕtriət) , ((American) -ˈpei-) noun
a fellow-countryman. Many of his compatriots were killed in the war.
References in classic literature ?
Your success depends upon yourself; you can have a palace, also," said Bonaparte, watching his compatriot with a keen eye.
Lucien gave his purse to his compatriot, telling him to come to him the next day, that arrangements might be made to secure the comfort of the family.
At this demand D'Artagnan gave his name very modestly, emphasized the title of compatriot, and begged the servant who had put the question to him to request a moment's audience of M.
The other treated him at once to an exciting beverage, and expatiated on the pleasure of meeting a compatriot in a foreign land; to hear him, you would have thought they had encountered in Central Africa.
Cropoli, in his character of a compatriot, was indulgent towards Pittrino, which was the name of the artist.
The "family," for the rest, consists altogether of our beloved compatriots, and of still more beloved Englanders.
De Winter took us to the house of a Spaniard, who, he said, had become naturalized as an Englishman by the guineas of his new compatriots.
Concino Concini, and his wife Galligai, who subsequently shone at the French court, sought to Italianize the fashion, and introduced some Florentine tailors; but Percerin, touched to the quick in his patriotism and his self-esteem, entirely defeated these foreigners, and that so well that Concino was the first to give up his compatriots, and held the French tailor in such esteem that he would never employ any other, and thus wore a doublet of his on the very day that Vitry blew out his brains with a pistol at the Pont du Louvre.
Whistler was an influence strong with the English and his compatriots, and the discerning collected Japanese prints.
So closely packed was the howling, cursing mob that no weapon could be wielded to advantage, and none of the Arabs dared use a firearm for fear of wounding one of his compatriots.
As a matter of fact, I know very few of my compatriots over here.
Yes, my compatriots, happily cast him out and sent him forth