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

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

allopatric (adjective)
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."
1. Relating to or being two taxonomic entities or populations whose ranges are geographically separate and thus cannot interbreed.
2. Referring to populations or species that occupy naturally exclusive, but usually adjacent, geographical areas.
3. Having separate and mutually exclusive areas of geographical distribution.
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)
Characterizing populations or species; especially, those that are closely related to each other, that inhabit geographically different areas: "The allopatrically different species of birds were living on an island where the other group did not exist."
allopatry (s), allopatries (pl) (nouns)
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 examples of allopatries."

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

Love for one's native country.

Existing before the patriarchs.
The relationship which exists between godfathers (or both godparents) mutually, or between them and the actual parents of a child.
1. A fellow countryman.
2. A colleague.
3. One who is of the same country with another.
Deo patriae, scientiis, artibus.
For God and country through sciences and arts.

Motto of Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, USA.

To leave or renounce one’s native country; to expatriate 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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