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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

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


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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Patriot \Pa"tri*ot\, a. Becoming to a patriot; patriotic. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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