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Noun: patriot  pey-tree-ut [N. Amer], pa-tree-ut or pey-tree-ut [Brit]
  1. One who loves and defends his or her country
    "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor";
    - nationalist

Derived forms: patriots

Type of: national, subject

Encyclopedia: Patriot, IN