flag flag  /f ˈlæɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  2. (n) a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
  3. (n) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  4. (n) a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
  5. (n) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  6. (n) stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
  7. (n) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail
  8. (v) communicate or signal with a flag
  9. (v) provide with a flag
  10. (v) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  11. (v) decorate with flags
  12. (v) become less intense

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Those flags afterward became the occasion for riots.
  2. The signal to the world that Hitler had been defeated was a photograph of a Soviet soldier raising his army's flag over the Reichstag.
  3. You'd think it would be a simple matter to draft a constitutional amendment prohibiting the burning of flags.

News

  1. Flag retired in honor of Flag Day

    In recognition of Flag Day, June 14, Sam Boswell Honda in Enterprise hosted a flag retirement ceremony. The giant flag that waves proudly in front of the Enterprise business was lowered and a new flag
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Southeast Sun

  2. Flag Day celebrated

    Flag Day celebrated The red, white and blue of "Old Glory" was honored Friday in Grand Haven. Krystle Wagner Grand Haven Jun 15, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); The American flag stood at the center of attention during annual Flag Day ceremonies at Waterfront Stadium and the American Legion Post 28 as members of the Grand Haven Elks Club, American ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  3. Flag Day Observed At Historic Fort Ontario

    The British Flag was lowered and the American Flag was raised over Fort Ontario on Friday as a large audience, mostly elementary students, learned about the history of the flag and the fort. A large crowd of mostly elementary students and their teachers from around the county and some re-enactors depicting different eras, filled the parade grounds to witness the Flag Day celebration. Continue ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

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Quotes

  1. "Every evening that the sun sets on a tranquil town, every dawn that a flag is unfurled, every moment that an American enjoys life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness - that is their legacy," said President Obama.
    on Nov 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  2. Myers as the two candidates campaigned along the state's southwest coast, McCain told reporters about Iraq: "If we surrender and wave a white flag, like Senator Clinton wants to do, and withdraw, as Governor Romney wanted to do, then there will be...
    on Jan 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Forbes

  3. "The Chinese security guards elbowed me out of the way, and then I got an umbrella over the top of me and they took the flag off my hands and trampled on it," Mr Norman told the NZ news side stuff.co.nz (report here).
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Russel Norman Source: Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

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