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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: patriote, from Late Latin, from Greek, from patrios 'of your father', from pater 'father'

patriot

noun
     
Related topics: Citizenship
pat‧ri‧ot [countable]
SANPGC someone who loves their country and is willing to defend it - used to show approval

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