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el compatriota, la compatriota(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (person from the same country)
a. compatriot
El general incitó a sus compatriotas a luchar por la independencia.The general incited his compatriots to fight for their independence.
b. fellow countryman (masculine)
La cervecería fue fundada por el empresario holandés Van Dijk y uno de sus compatriotas.The brewery was founded by the Dutch businessman Van Dijk and one of his fellow countrymen.
c. fellow countrywoman (feminine)
Ya sabía que Leticia era mi compatriota, ¡pero no tenía idea de que éramos de la misma ciudad!I knew that Leticia was my fellow countrywoman, but I didn't know that we were from the same city!
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hombre)
a. compatriot, fellow countryman
2. (mujer)
a. compatriot, fellow countrywoman
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compatriot; fellow countryman/countrywoman
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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