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 for patriot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Patriot \Pa"tri*ot\ (p[=a]"tr[i^]*[o^]t; 277), n. [F. patriote;
     cf. Sp. patriota, It. patriotto; all fr. Gr. patriw`ths a
     fellow-countryman, fr. pa`trios established by forefathers,
     fr. path`r father. See Father.]
     One who loves his country, and zealously supports its
     authority and interests. --Bp. Hall.
     [1913 Webster]
           Such tears as patriots shed for dying laws. --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Patriot \Pa"tri*ot\, a.
     Becoming to a patriot; patriotic.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: one who loves and defends his or her country [syn:
           patriot, nationalist]

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  PATRIOT, n.  One to whom the interests of a part seem superior to
  those of the whole.  The dupe of statesmen and the tool of conquerors.

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Patriot, IN -- U.S. town in Indiana
     Population (2000):    202
     Housing Units (2000): 108
     Land area (2000):     0.222781 sq. miles (0.577001 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.037535 sq. miles (0.097216 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.260316 sq. miles (0.674217 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            58392
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             38.838215 N, 84.827764 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     47038
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Patriot, IN

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