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πατριώτης 1 πάτριος

one of the same country, a fellow-countryman, applied to barbarians who had only a common πατρίς, πολῖται being used of Greeks who had a common πόλις (or free state), Plat.; ἵπποι πατρ. Xen.; by a metaph., Mount Cithaeron is the πατριώτης of Oedipus, Soph.

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