pater-, patri-, patro-, patr-, -patria

(Latin: father, dad, pop (family member); fatherland, country, nation)

allopatric (adjective), more allopatric, most allopatric
1. Describing or relating to groups of similar biological organisms, populations, or species that could interbreed but don't because they are geographically separated into other areas: Allopatric speciation occurs when two populations are geographically isolated from each other.

Allopatric species often use the same kind of habitat and food resources in different areas; however, they are unable to interbreed because of distances or geographical barriers.

2. Occurring in separate, non-overlapping geographic areas: Usually applying to allopatric populations of related organisms that are unable to crossbreed because of distinct geographic separations.
allopatric speciation (s) (noun), allopatric speciations (pl)
The differences of populations in geographical separations to the point where they are recognized as isolated species: Allopatric speciation exists when two biological populations of the same species become separated as a result of geographical changes or population dispersal and whose areas of existence are entirely disunited to such a degree that they do not occur in any one place together.

Allopatric speciations involve changes that take place with related organisms to the point where they are different enough to be considered separate species and this happens when populations of certain species are separated and adapt to their new environment or conditions (physiological, geographic, or behavioral).

allopatrically (adverb), more allopatrically, most allopatrically
Characterizing populations or species; especially, those that are closely related to each other, that inhabit geographically different areas: The allopatrically different species of animals that have wings and feathers were living on an island where the other group of the same kind did not exist.
allopatry (s) (noun), allopatries (pl)
The geographic isolation of populations of organisms or species; especially, from other populations that are closely related to them: Allopatry involves different but related species that are always separated in some way in nature so they can't interbreed.

Mountain ridges that separate small tropical valleys and which are very high and steep, and conditions on them that can form barriers, are additional examples of allopatries.

Amor patriae. (Latin phrase)
Translation: "Love of fatherland."

Love for one's native country.

ante-patriarchal (adjective), more ante-patriarchal, most ante-patriarchal
1. A reference to the existence of patriarchs or the male heads of families or tribes.
2. Relating to any of those biblical figures regarded as fathers of the human race; especially, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their forefathers, or the sons of Jacob.
compaternity (s) (noun), compaternities (pl)
The relationships which exists between godfathers (or both godparents) mutually, or between them and the actual parents of a child.
compatriot (s) (noun), compatriots (pl)
1. A fellow countryman.
2. A colleague.
3. Someone who is from the same country as another person or people.
compatriotic (adjective), more compatriotic, most compatriotic
A reference to someone who is born or living in a person's own country: Jerome was traveling in England and happened to meet a compatriotic couple who were from San Diego, California, and living just a few miles from the place where his residence is.
compatriotism (s) (noun), compatriotisms (pl)
The coming from the same country as someone else: Adam had a compatriotism with the stranger he was sitting next to on the bus because she was from the Mexico and they stopped wanting to talk about solidarity, nationalism, human rights and the fact that they were convinced that there was a value beyond financial wealth.
Deo patriae, scientiis, artibus.
Latin translation: "For God and country through sciences and arts."

A motto of Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, USA.

depatriate (verb); depatriates; depatriated; depatriating
To leave or to renounce one's native country by expatriating oneself.
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.
It is sweet and proper (fitting or honorable) to die for one's country.

A carving in stone over the entrance to the Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia; based on a writing by Horace in his Odes, III, ii, 13.

Dulce et Decorum Est

—by Wilfred Owen, 1893-1918

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs,
And towards our distant rest began to trudge.
Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots,
But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame, all blind;
Drunk with fatigue; deaf even to the hoots
Of gas-shells dropping softly behind.

Gas! GAS! quick, boys! An ecstasy of fumbling,
Fitting the clumsy helmets just in time,
But someone still was yelling out and stumbling
And flound'ring like a man in fire or lime.—
Dim through the misty panes and thick green light,
As under a green sea, I saw him drowning.

In all my dreams before my helpless sight
He plunges at me, guttering, choking, drowning.

If in some smothering dreams, you too could pace
Behind the wagon that we flung him in,
And watch the white eyes writhing in his face,
His hanging face, like a devil's sick of sin,
If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood
Come gurgling from the froth-corrupted lungs
Bitten as the cud
Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues,—
My friend, you would not tell with such high zest
To children ardent for some desperate glory,
The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est
Pro patria mori

Dulce (sweet)? Decorum (honorable)? Wilfred Owen himself died fighting for England in World War I, just one week before the armistice was signed and the war ended.

expatriate (s) (noun), expatriates (pl)
People who have been driven from their native countries or who have withdrawn from living in a certain place: When Janet left her home in California and moved to Germany for good, she became an expatriate.
An exile who has chosen to live in another place.
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Someone who withdraws from his or her own country to live in another one.
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expatriate (verb), expatriates; expatriated; expatriating
1. To cause someone to leave his native land or to exile him or her.
2. To withdraw oneself from his or her country for reasons of survival: There are many refugees who are fleeing their habitats because of terrible economic and living conditions where they have been living.