compatriot

[ kuh m-pey-tree-uh t or, esp. British, -pa- ]SEE DEFINITION OF compatriot

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I have a compatriot with me, one Joseph Lesurques, whom I met on the way here.

There he is, with his wife and daughters, and one may stare at him with all the frankness of a compatriot.

Almost, indeed, had the Breton shuddered at his compatriot's cold-bloodedness.

Now I ask my compatriot, would he trade his lot for that of Mr. Blake with all his money?

With the assistance of a girl, a compatriot of his, he has reduced all things to order.

But he was to find out that this compatriot of Aguinaldo was unusual in many ways.

We want every one with honesty and courage to join us, and we claim you as a compatriot.

After a time, they used their influence with their compatriot to lease his land.

From the police station he sent a compatriot with a message to Headquarters.

His compatriot, Le Fèbvre, had begun to give a few lessons as a dancing-master.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from French compatriote (16c.), from Latin compatriota, from com- "with" (see com-) + patriota "countryman" (see patriot).

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