[[t]kəmˈpeɪ tri ət[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]-ˈpæ-[/t]] n.
1) a fellow countryman or countrywoman
2) a colleague or companion; peer
3) of the same country
Etymology: 1605–15; < LL compatriōta. See com-, patriot com•pa`tri•ot′ic -ˈɒt ɪk adj. com•pa′tri•ot•ism, n.

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