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A compatriot (Latin compatriota, "fellow countryman") is someone from the same country. For example: "The Irish writer James Joyce was a compatriot of Samuel Beckett". That is, Joyce and Beckett were both Irish.

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Monty Woolley

... supercillious sophisticate. His most famous role is that of the cranky professor forced to stay immobile because of a broken leg in 1942's The Man Who Came to ...

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