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Synonyms for patriot

one who loves and defends his or her country

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He is a patriot--mark me, the greatest patriot of us all.
He was unrecognizable, something quite beyond the ken of honest, ordinary revolutionists whose fiercest hatred for Diaz and his tyranny after all was only that of honest and ordinary patriots.
When the telegraph was mentioned, they told how in Revolutionary days the patriots used a system of signalling called "Washington's Tele- graph," consisting of a pole, a flag, a basket, and a barrel.
Why, there is hardly a foot of soil in all this region that has not been enriched by the blood of men, patriots or invaders.
Miss Emmerson had been educated immediately after the war of the revolution, and at a time when the intellect of the women of this country by no means received that attention it is thought necessary to bestow on the minds of the future mothers of our families at the present hour; and when, indeed, the country itself required too much of the care of her rulers and patriots to admit of the consideration of lesser objects.
I rather think not, unless it might be in high party times; or, in the case of editors, and such extreme patriots.
     By patriots invested.
A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the state with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated as enemies by it.
To prevent terrorists and other criminals from obtaining products, services, or access to property with which they could harm American citizens, or launder money for other illegal purposes, proper identification of customers is required under the USA Patriot Act and related Presidential executive orders
Republican Senate candidate Tim Michels, a former airborne ranger and well-heeled construction mogul, grabbed the PATRIOT Act issue with both hands.
The ALA, which has pushed to scale back the government's powers to gain information from libraries, said its study was the first to examine a question that was central to a House vote in July on the Patriot Act: how frequently federal, state, and local agents are demanding records from libraries.
Patriot missile operations were conducted on an extremely dense and complex battlefield where more than 41,000 sorties were flown by coalition air forces.
The New England Patriots, following the lead of their drab-as-his-hooded-sweat-shirt coach, Bill Belichick, have been repeating the same tired mantra since September.
At issue are a series of provisions in the 2001 law that many lawmakers in Congress point to as one of the primary reasons why they were willing to vote for the Patriot Act.
Under the Patriot Act, the federal government can get information about your health, finances, magazine subscriptions, or membership in charitable or religious organizations.