Definition of Patriot

1. Noun. One who loves and defends his or her country.




Definition of Patriot

1. n. One who loves his country, and zealously supports its authority and interests.

2. a. Becoming to a patriot; patriotic.

Definition of Patriot

1. Proper noun. A US surface-to-air missile system. ¹

2. Proper noun. (informal) An individual Patriot missile ¹

3. Noun. A person who loves and zealously supports and defends his or her country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patriot

1. one who loves his country [n -S]

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Literary usage of Patriot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by American Folklore Society (1905)
"THE WOES OF A patriot LEADER. In 1873 Mr. George W. Kingsley deposited with the Buffalo Historical Society a bundle of letters relating to the Upper Canada ..."

2. Pamphlets on the Constitution of the United States: Published During Its by Paul Leicester Ford (1888)
"EG has come out as a Columbian patriot—a pitiful performance. ... We have received yours by a Columbian patriot—a well composed piece but in a style too ..."

3. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1854)
"... THE PRINTERS OF THE BOSTON patriot. LETTER LI was glad to see in your paper of the 7th of this month the extract from the Baltimore Federal Republican, ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1885)
"The patriot was made of a pound of insolvency, with an equal quantity of malignance and pride, steeped for two days in a quart of treaty-phobia, ..."

5. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"To have wilfully forfeited the trust and friendship of a loyal patriot like Ulysses S. Grant is as dark a stain as could be laid on the memory of any man. ..."

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