national flag

national flag
an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality
Syn: ↑ensign
Hypernyms: ↑emblem, ↑allegory, ↑flag

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: a flag serving as a distinctive emblem of a particular nation; especially : one so designated (as by custom, decree, or law) in distinction from other flags of the nation serving other purposes — compare ensign 1, merchant flag

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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