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Definition a person who belongs to the same group as you — such as a fellow countryman, colleague at work, or friend
  • My compatriot and I are looking for a good restaurant.
  • "What is it?" a white-haired gentleman demands, several of his compatriots at his heel.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • But whom should I fear more, the Nazis or the Poles—the Poles whom I suppose I should consider my compatriots?
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Yes, my compatriots, happily cast him out and sent him forth!
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • "None but a compatriot," his Excellency declared, "could have performed that majestic dance in such a way."
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • I am delighted to meet a compatriot.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The boys sighed flutteringly, like birds, as their compatriot stepped to meet him.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • One of my compatriots has asked for the honor of killing you herself.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I wanted to ask Rhea who his two compatriots were in the Triumvirate, but I decided I could not bear the information at present.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • Frequently he took a large box and invited a party of his compatriots; this was a mode of recreation to which he was much addicted.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • "That's very well; we're compatriots."
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • My-er—compatriots will find it fascinating.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • He did not understand the laughter of his compatriots or their ease or anything else about them.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Yes, he is an ailing compatriot, a friend.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • From that time on, special homage was paid to him, and most of our many compatriots who traveled to France went out of their way to see him.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • You have a right to be unjust to them, monsieur; they are your compatriots.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I'd better go to have a look at your compatriots," Catherine said.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • I have had one of YOUR compatriots in my time, sir.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • This is a pleasure, Madame; my royal father, as you know, is ever glad to welcome those of your compatriots whom France has driven from her shores.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • You know a compatriot who has found a Refuge there?
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities

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