Com*pa"tri*ot (?), n. [F. compatriote, LL. compatriotus; com- + patriota a native. See Patriot, and cf. Copatriot.]

One of the same country, and having like interests and feeling.

The distrust with which they felt themselves to be regarded by their compatriots in America. Palfrey.

 

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Com*pa"tri*ot, a.

Of the same country; having a common sentiment of patriotism.

She [Britain] rears to freedom an undaunted race, Compatriot, zealous, hospitable, kind. Thomson.

 

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