Patriot


Patriot

A patriot is someone who feels patriotism, support for their country.

Patriot or Patriots may also refer to:

Politics

* Patriot (American Revolution) those who supported the American cause in the American Revolution
* USA PATRIOT Act, an act of federal legislation in the United States passed in response to the attacks of September 11
* Patriots (faction), a Dutch group that opposed to the Orangists in the United Provinces in the 18th century
* Parti Patriote, a political party for Quebec nationalism in the early 19th century
* Les Patriotes, those who supported independence for what is now Québec, Canada, during the Lower Canada Rebellion
* Christian Patriot movement, a far-right Christian conservative movement in the United States
* Patriot Party, various political parties
* a person who is loyal and respected to his or her country.

Military

* Patriot War of 1837–1838, a campaign in eastern Michigan in the United States and in the Windsor, Ontario area of Canada
**Hunter Patriots, the rebels defeated in the Patriot War
* MIM-104 Patriot, a surface-to-air missile system (SAM)
* USS "Patriot" (MCM-7), a U.S. Navy mine countermeasures ship
* Patriot (gun) A fictional assault pistol used in Metal Gear Solid 3

Newspapers

* "The Patriot Ledger", a newspaper covering the south shore of Massachusetts
* "California Patriot", a conservative student magazine of the University of California, Berkeley
* "The Lebanon Patriot", a now-defunct American newspaper published weekly in Lebanon, Ohio

Observances

* Patriot Day, a U.S. holiday established in remembrance of those killed in the September 11th attacks
* Patriots' Day, a holiday in the U.S. states of Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin in honor of Lexington and Concord.

Sports

* New England Patriots, an American football team of the National Football League, based in Foxborough, Massachusetts
* El Paso Patriots, a soccer team of the USL Premier Development League, based in El Paso, Texas
** Patriot Stadium, a soccer stadium in El Paso, Texas
* Fayetteville Patriots, a defunct basketball team of the National Basketball Development League team, based in Fayetteville, North Carolina
* Ozark Patriots, a baseball team based in Ozark, Alabama
* Somerset Patriots, a minor league baseball team based in Bridgewater, New Jersey
* George Mason Patriots, the name given to the athletics teams from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia

Fiction

* "Okraina (1933 film)" aka "The Patriots", a Soviet film by Boris Barnet
* Patriots (Metal Gear), a secret society in the "Metal Gear" video game series
* Patriot (comics), two separate fictional comic book superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe
* "Patriot" (computer game), a 1993 strategy game about the Gulf War

Technology

* Patriot Memory, a manufacturer of computer random access memory modules.
* Whelen "Patriot" Lightbar, Whelen Engineering Company, INC.

Other

* LMS Patriot Class, a class of express passenger steam locomotive
* Patriot (Worlds of Fun), a roller coaster in Worlds of Fun amusement park
* Patriot, Indiana, a town in the U.S.
* Patriot, Ohio, a town in the U.S.
* Jeep Patriot, a compact SUV manufactured by Chrysler, LLC
* UAZ Patriot, a mid-sized SUV manufactured by UAZ

ee also

*The Patriot
*Patriot Games (disambiguation)


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  • patriot — PATRIÓT, Ă, patrioţi, te, s.m. şi f. 1. Persoană care îşi iubeşte patria (1) şi luptă pentru apărarea şi prosperitatea ei. 2. (înv.) Persoană originară din aceeaşi patrie sau regiune cu altcineva; compatriot. [pr.: tri ot] – Din ngr. patriótis,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Patriot — Sm std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. patriote (auch: Landsmann ), dieses aus l. patriōta Landsmann , dieses aus gr. patriṓtēs, zu gr. pátrios vaterländisch, väterlich , zu gr. patriā f. Volk, Abstammung , zu gr. patḗr Stammvater,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • patriot — (n.) 1590s, compatriot, from M.Fr. patriote (15c.), from L.L. patriota fellow countryman (6c.), from Gk. patriotes fellow countryman, from patrios of one s fathers, patris fatherland, from pater (gen. patros) father, with otes, suffix expressing… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Patriot — Patriot  в переводе с англ.: патриот, в качестве имени собственного может означать: Пэтриот  зенитный ракетный комплекс Patriot  фирма (производит флаш накопители) Patriot развлекательный интернет канал …   Википедия

  • Patriot — Patriot, IN U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 202 Housing Units (2000): 108 Land area (2000): 0.222781 sq. miles (0.577001 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.037535 sq. miles (0.097216 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.260316 sq. miles (0.674217 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Patriot, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 202 Housing Units (2000): 108 Land area (2000): 0.222781 sq. miles (0.577001 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.037535 sq. miles (0.097216 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.260316 sq. miles (0.674217 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • patriot — patrìot (patriȍt) m DEFINICIJA 1. onaj koji voli domovinu i narod; rodoljub, domoljub 2. reg. onaj koji je iz istog kraja; zemljak ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Patriot ← fr. patriote ← lat. patriota ← grč. patriṓtēs: sunarodnjak, pripadnik roda …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Patriot — Pa tri*ot, a. Becoming to a patriot; patriotic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patriot — Pa tri*ot, n. [F. patriote; cf. Sp. patriota, It. patriotto; all fr. Gr. ? a fellow countryman, fr. ? established by forefathers, fr. ? father. See {Father}.] One who loves his country, and zealously supports its authority and interests. Bp. Hall …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patriot — (v. lat.), 1) ein Landeseingeborener; 2) ein mit Innigkeit an seinem Vaterlande hängender u. diese demselben durch zuvorkommende u. mit Freiheit geleistete Dienste bethätigender Staatsbürger; diese Bethätigung als eine der edelsten Tugenden heißt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Patrĭot — Patrĭot, s. Patriotismus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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