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PATRIOT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does patriot mean? 

PATRIOT (noun)
  The noun PATRIOT has 1 sense:

1. one who loves and defends his or her country

  Familiarity information: PATRIOT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PATRIOT (noun)


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Meaning:

One who loves and defends his or her country

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

nationalist; patriot

Hypernyms ("patriot" is a kind of...):

national; subject (a person who owes allegiance to that nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "patriot"):

chauvinist; flag-waver; hundred-percenter; jingo; jingoist; patrioteer (an extreme bellicose nationalist)

Instance hyponyms:

Garibaldi; Giuseppe Garibaldi (Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882))

Gonne; Maud Gonne (Irish patriot and a founder of the Sinn Fein (1865-1953))

Kosciusko; Kosciuszko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Thaddeus Kosciusko (Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817))

Giuseppe Mazzini; Mazzini (Italian nationalist whose writings spurred the movement for a unified and independent Italy (1805-1872))


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