compatriot compatriot  /kəm ˈpeɪ tri ət/


  • (n) a person from your own country


  1. Her compatriot, Kak, will vie for the mens award with Manchester United wing Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Barcelonas Argentine wonder boy Lionel Messi.
  2. At Blue Owl, a subterranean cocktail den on Second Avenue, I discovered a compatriot in Charles Hardwick, the bar manager.
  3. The 27-year-old Belgians compatriot showed whats possible and Henin acknowledged that Clijsters success may have influenced her decision.


  1. Joaquin: I've always wanted to play in Italy

    The Spanish winger is relishing the prospect of linking up with compatriot Borja Valero and the "extraordinary" Guiseppe Rossi as he moves to Fiorentina from Malaga.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Tsonga slides through against compatriot Vasselin

    LONDON (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat compatriot Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-3 6-7 6-3 to reach the third round of the Aegon Championships at a cool, windy Queen's Club on Thursday as organisers tried to get the grasscourt event back on schedule. Fourth seed Tsonga, who reached the French Open semi-finals last week, did not have things all his own way on a still slippery centre court ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Froome eyes Tour success for years to come

    LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome made clear on Wednesday that he has no intention of ever again playing second fiddle to compatriot and Sky team mate Bradley Wiggins on the Tour de France. The 28-year-old, winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday, told the Times newspaper that he wanted to be in a position to win the Tour for years to come. "I've got my goals and personally where I ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "It's the dream of any golfer to win the Masters. I'm so emotional I can barely talk. When I won the US Open, (compatriot) Roberto De Vicenzo gave me a nice picture and there was a green jacket in it, making me go for it," added Cabrera through...
    on Apr 12, 2009 By: Angel Cabrera Source: Reuters India

  2. Putin called Solzhenitsyn "our compatriot and contemporary," saying the "entire thorny path of his life will remain for us an example of genuine devotion and selfless serving to the people, fatherland and the ideals of freedom, justice and...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I want to thank the compatriot who was the informant that allowed us to locate where Fernando Araujo was being held," Uribe said. "With the help of everyone, we will end kidnappings and terrorism."
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Alvaro Uribe Source: Forbes

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