Origin of patriot
Related formsan·ti·pa·tri·ot, nounsem·i·pa·tri·ot, noun
Examples from the Web for patriot
The Patriot Act allows the Department of Justice to seize foreign bank assets in U.S. accounts.
“I have always considered him a friend, a patriot, and a dedicated public servant,” McCain said in a statement.Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama: Inside the Defense Secretary’s Sudden Firing|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the trials of a lifetime and the events of this summer, Washington still calls himself a patriot.
The President, yesterday, at a Patriot Day ceremony, tells me never to give into fear.Thank Goodness We’ve Got A Plan! Let the War Begin!|Michael Carson|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two wars and The Patriot Act later, John Kerry won 54 percent of the youth vote in 2004.
You have confided to me your hopes and plans; in what I can do you will find that I am as good a patriot as you are.Ponce de Leon|William Pilling
Such is the patriot's boast, where er we roam, His first, best country ever is at home.Familiar Quotations|Various
Cicero tells us how no less austere a patriot than Brutus thus exacted from the town of Salamis in Cyprus, 48 per cent.Early Britain--Roman Britain|Edward Conybeare
Gibbin's tobacco-shop assembles all the Radicals at the same time to read the 'Patriot.'The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
“There are two things that I hope to do, when in the patriot army,” said Dick.The Dare Boys of 1776|Stephen Angus Cox