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patriot

pa·tri·ot

patriot

 
pronunciation:
peI tri t
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who loves, supports, and defends his or her nation and its interests.
As a leader of the resistance against foreign rule, he is considered a great patriot.
antonyms:
traitor
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The word patriot contains the following part:
patr, patri, pater Latin root that means father, fatherland
synonyms:
matr, matri, mater