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compatriot

noun [C]  /kəmˈpeɪ·tri·ət/ us  
a person who comes from your own country: This writer and several of her Russian compatriots now live in New York. A compatriot is also a friend or someone you work with: After work, I went to dinner with some of my office compatriots.
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