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Noun: paisano  pI'zaa-now
Usage: US
  1. A person from your own country
    - compatriot
  2. A close friend, esp. one who often acts as a companion
    - buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, cobber [Austral], bud [N. Amer, informal], compadre

Derived forms: paisanos

See also: sidekick

Type of: friend, national, subject

Encyclopedia: Paisano