noun, plural pai·sa·nos [pahy-sah-nohz, -zah-; Spanish pahy-sah-naws]. /paɪˈsɑ noʊz, -ˈzɑ-; Spanish paɪˈsɑ nɔs/.
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They received the usual frank welcome of a paisano, and were told to dismount and unsaddle.Ponce de Leon|William Pilling
Their cabalistic watchword was “Paisano” (fellow-countryman), their battle cry “Independence.”The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912|James H. Blount
We got rid of our paisano with difficulty, and only under a promise to visit his chacra, somewhere in the vicinity, next morning.
Sick with expectancy of the news he feared, he rode up, dismounted, and dropped Paisano's reins.Heart of the West|O. Henry