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blue flag

n.
Any of several irises having blue or blue-violet flowers, especially Iris versicolor of eastern North America.

Blue Flag

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(Environmental Science) an award given to a seaside resort that meets EU standards of cleanliness of beaches and purity of water in bathing areas

blue′ flag`


n.
any of several North American irises having blue flowers.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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Noun1.blue flag - a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowersblue flag - a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally
fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lily, flag - plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
Translations
Pavillon Bleu