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PATRIA. The country; the men of the neighborhood competent to serve on a jury; a jury. This word is nearly synonymous with pais. (.q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I was wondering whether that particular rocky strip of New England coast about which he had so often told me was Cleric's patria. Before I had got far with my reading, I was disturbed by a knock.
Sospite nunc patria, fracto nunc funeris antro, Mors ubi dira fuit vita salusque patent.
The General Trias police identified the fatalities as Marven Patria, also known as "Melvin," and Alexander Lumagui Ulgado and Glenn Sierra Magpuri.
Marlowe Patria, Army's 53rd Infantry Battalion commander, identified the rescued NPA rebel as a certain John, a teenage member of the Main Regional Guerrilla Unit (MRGU) of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
Marlowe Patria, 53rd Infantry Battalion commander, said the group was led by a certain Ka Diego and they operated in the vast hinterlands of Barangay Lison Valley here.
(CLI) and the Archdiocese of Cebu have committed to work together to keep the historic edifice of Patria de Cebu as they received the approval of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to retain the main building in its final design.
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