Meaning of compatriot

com•pa•tri•ot

Pronunciation: (kum-pā'trē-ut or, esp. Brit., -pa'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of one's own country; fellow countryman or countrywoman.
—adj.
  1. of the same country.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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