fellow-countryman love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One belonging to the same country; a compatriot.


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  • Cushnahan, not a political lightweight in any sense of the word, is a somewhat acerbic personality, so I was struck by the respect he clearly had for our fellow-countryman, a senior European Parliament official, who I frankly had never heard of before.

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  • At first, when I was unaware of this interest of his in my affairs, he had to divine my intentions, as, for instance, at Papeete, when I contemplated going partners with a knavish fellow-countryman on a guano venture.


  • Ferguson appeared to be a morose and silent man, but I could see from the little that he said that he was at least a fellow-countryman.

    Sole Music

  • He got back to business after that, saying soberly that I mustn't think he would harbour any feeling against me, as an Englishman, because of the shabby way he'd been served by my fellow-countryman, Forbes.


  • I was still no nearer finding the consul, and the constable. had given me a scare, so after a shave and brush-up and a hearty steak and eggs at a chop-house, I looked for a fellow-countryman - and the sure way to do that in America in those days was to find a Catholic church.


  • "I'll distress you, my fellow-countryman," says she, all husky-like.


  • The worst was a fellow-countryman of yours, I regret to say-a scoundrel called Johnson who wiped out one of the few peaceful Apache bands and sold their scalps to the Mexicans.


  • The Ferrari and the Renault swapped places on the last lap, Kovalainen retaking second place immediately after his fellow-countryman had briefly moved ahead.

    Chequered Conflict

  • “I am afraid there is no help for it?” said Obenreizer, addressing his fellow-countryman.

    No Thoroughfare

  • Delavigne, and Touraine of the author of Eloa; Angoumois that gave birth, in the days of Louis XIII., to our illustrious fellow-countryman Guez, better known under the name of

    Eve and David


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