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ban·ner

 (băn′ər)
n.
1.
a. A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
b. The flag of a nation, state, or army.
2. A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
3.
a. A headline spanning the width of a newspaper page.
b. A rectangular space with text or graphics, especially an advertisement, running across the top of a webpage or other online document.
4. Botany See standard.
adj.
Unusually good; outstanding: a banner year for the company.
tr.v. ban·nered, ban·ner·ing, ban·ners
1. To supply with banners.
2. To give a banner headline to (a story or item) in a newspaper.

[Middle English banere, from Old French baniere, from Vulgar Latin *bandāria, from Late Latin bandum, of Germanic origin; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

banner

(ˈbænə)
n
1. a long strip of flexible material displaying a slogan, advertisement, etc, esp one suspended between two points
2. a placard or sign carried in a procession or demonstration
3. something that represents a belief or principle: a commitment to nationalization was the banner of British socialism.
4. (Heraldry) the flag of a nation, army, etc, used as a standard or ensign
5. (Heraldry) (formerly) the standard of an emperor, knight, etc
6. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called: banner headline a large headline in a newspaper, etc, extending across the page, esp the front page
7. (Computer Science) an advertisement, often animated, that extends across the width of a web page
8. (Heraldry) a square flag, often charged with the arms of its bearer
vb
(Journalism & Publishing) (tr) (of a newspaper headline) to display (a story) prominently
adj
US outstandingly successful: a banner year for orders.
[C13: from Old French baniere, of Germanic origin; compare Gothic bandwa sign; influenced by Medieval Latin bannum ban1, bannīre to banish]
ˈbannered adj

ban•ner

(ˈbæn ər)

n.
1. the flag of a country, army, troop, etc.
2. an ensign or the like bearing some device, motto, or slogan, as one carried in religious processions or political demonstrations.
3. a flag formerly used as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight.
4. a sign painted on cloth and hung over a street, entrance, etc.
5. anything regarded or displayed as a symbol of principles.
6. a headline in large, bold type across the top of a newspaper page.
7. a streamer with lettering, towed behind an airplane for advertising purposes.
adj.
8. leading or foremost; outstanding: a banner year for crops.
[1200–50; Middle English banere < Old French baniere < Late Latin bann(um) (variant of bandum standard < Germanic, compare Gothic bandwa sign; see band1) + Old French -iere < Latin -āria -ary]
ban′nered, adj.
ban′ner•less, adj.
ban′ner•like`, adj.

Banner

 a body of men or troops who follow a banner; a group of knights.
Example: banner of horse, 1818.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.banner - long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertisingbanner - long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
2.banner - a newspaper headline that runs across the full pagebanner - a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
headline, newspaper headline - the heading or caption of a newspaper article
3.banner - any distinctive flagbanner - any distinctive flag      
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
oriflamme - a red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
Adj.1.banner - unusually goodbanner - unusually good; outstanding; "a banner year for the company"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"

banner

noun flag, standard, colours, jack, placard, pennant, ensign, streamer, burgee, pennon, banderole, fanion, gonfalon A big banner was draped across one of the streets.

banner

noun
Fabric used especially as a symbol:
adjective
Translations
رايَه، عَلَمشِعارعلم
praportransparentzástava
bannerfane
erakordnelahingulippstandart
banderollilippustandaaritunnus
kitűnőkiválólobogó
áróîursborîiflagg, fáni
transparantasvėliava
karogstransparents
lepaknapis
banderollfanastandar
biểu ngữ

banner

[ˈbænəʳ]
A. N (= flag) → bandera f; (= placard) → pancarta f
B. CPD banner ad N (Internet) → banner m
banner headlines NPLgrandes titulares mpl

banner

[ˈbænər] n
(= flag) → bannière f
under the banner of sth (in support of sth)sous les étendards de qch
(on web page)bannière f Webbanner headline n (in newspaper)gros titre m

banner

nBanner nt (also fig); (in processions) → Transparent nt, → Spruchband nt

banner

[ˈbænəʳ] nstendardo, bandiera; (with slogan) → striscione m

banner

(ˈbӕnə) noun
1. a military flag.
2. a large strip of cloth bearing a slogan etc. Many of the demonstrators were carrying banners.
References in classic literature ?
There's a demand for socks just now," added Jo, waving hers like a big blue worsted banner as they parted at the gate.
From the loftiest point of its roof, during precisely three and a half hours of each forenoon, floats or droops, in breeze or calm, the banner of the republic; but with the thirteen stripes turned vertically, instead of horizontally, and thus indicating that a civil, and not a military, post of Uncle Sam's government is here established.
Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their blazing banner from the sun; two thirds of this terraqueous globe are the Nantucketer's.
Yes, The Star Spangled Banner if you like, or anything else.
Come what may --cost what it may--inscribe on the banner which you unfurl to the breeze, as your religious and po- litical motto--"NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERY
No sooner had twilight, that hour of romance, began to lower her blue and starry banner over the lattice, than I rose, opened the piano, and entreated him, for the love of heaven, to give me a song.
Beau-seant was the name of the Templars' banner, which
The gravity of the procession was deepened by the appearance of a clergyman in its ranks, which were composed of men of the middle class, and a few workmen carrying a banner inscribed THE SOIL or ENGLAND THE BIRTHRIGHT OF ALL HER PEOPLE.
At a second lecture a band played "The Star-Spangled Banner," in Boston, and was heard by an audience of two thousand people in Providence.
In the same way Amadis was the polestar, day-star, sun of valiant and devoted knights, whom all we who fight under the banner of love and chivalry are bound to imitate.
The aristocracy, in order to rally the people to them, waved the proletarian alms-bag in front for a banner.
The chevalier had long since fathomed the nature of Athanase, and recognized in it that unyielding element of republican convictions to which in his youth a young man is willing to sacrifice everything, carried away by the word "liberty," so ill-defined and so little understood, but which to persons disdained by fate is a banner of revolt; and to such, revolt is vengeance.