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2 definitions found
 for patriotic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Patriotic \Pa`tri*ot"ic\, a. [Cf. F. patriotique, Gr.
     patriwtiko`s belonging to a fellow-countryman.]
     Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country;
     zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's
     country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  patriotic
      adj 1: inspired by love for your country [syn: patriotic,
             loyal] [ant: disloyal, unpatriotic]

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