compatriots

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

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And they do not move out of it, lest they excite the envy of their compatriots.

Vasari is continually praising his compatriots for painting "like the life."

He dissuaded his own compatriots abroad from returning to Holland.

My compatriots cannot be otherwise than sensible of the praise which you have given them.

Two of my compatriots, Longa and Mina, are captains-general, after all.

I thought so,” he said; “it is the scene of the death of many of my compatriots.

I well know why we are here, since I observe my compatriots.

For a while he lived at the expense of some compatriots, but he found their bread bitter.

Some of his compatriots hinted that his English life was making him un-American.

The whole of the guests victimised were compatriots of their host.