Com*pa"tri*ot, a. Of the same country; having a common sentiment of patriotism.

She [Britain] rears to freedom an undaunted race,
Compatriot, zealous, hospitable, kind.

Com*pa"tri*ot (?), n. [F. compatriote, LL. compatriotus; com- + patriota a native. See Patriot, and cf. Copatriot.] One of the same country, and having like interests and feeling.

The distrust with which they felt themselves to be regarded by their compatriots in America.