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fanion

(ˈfænjən)
n
(Surveying) a small flag used by surveyors to mark stations
[C18: from French, from fanon maniple, of Germanic origin]
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Noun1.fanion - a small flag used by surveyors or soldiers to mark a position
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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Mae'n cynnwys pob math o ryseitiau, o fanion a chawliau, i brydau llysieuol, pysgod, prydau cig a phwdinau.
Le chef du poste a tenu a signaler que parmi les difficultes rencontrees sur le terrain, il y a le non-respect des recommandations de la PC notamment le fanion.
Une ceremonie a ete organisee lundi 30 mai 2016 au siege de Tunisie Telecom pour celebrer cette action de sponsoring, au cours de laquelle le president duComite National Olympique Tunisien Mehrez Boussayen a remis a Nizar Bouguila, le PDG de Tunisie Telecom le fanion du Comite .
Arrest: Norman Arthur Fanion III, 23, of 91 Lincoln Ave.
He has organized his talks alphabetically by evocative keywords--such as abeilk (bee), itolles (stars) or fanion (pennant)--that he fleshes out with found text, music and imagery, and shapes according to his personal preoccupations.
La Police anti-emeutes tunisoise a sauve avant-hier jeudi de justesse la delegation de handball d'Al-Ahly du Caire d'une attaque des supporters tunisiens qui ont envahi le terrain apres le match qui opposait leur equipe fanion de l'Etoile du Sahel aux Egyptiens.
Picasso's "Homme au Fanion," an oil on canvas, was painted in 1969, during a time when the artist completed 165 canvases of swordsmen inspired by Alexandre Dumas's 1844 novel "The Three Musketeers.
Roedd Price yn awdur "Old Price's Remains", misolyn o Ebrill 1863 i Fawrth 1864, cylchgrawn o fanion o ddiddordeb i rai yn byw yn Llandrillo-yn-Rhos a'r cyffiniau.
dairy Steve Fanion, of the program the grocer launched in partnership with Deerfield, Ill.
The added ascorbic acid inhibits the typical browning effect, the fruit looks and tastes great--all the while providing key nutritional value," notes Mark Fanion, Fortitech communications manager.
xvi) </pre> <p>En los casos de reduccion del contenido, Sanz elimina de algunas entradas --BANDERA DE EQUIPAGE, ESTANDARTE, EXERCITO y REGIMIENTO, entre otras--todas las referencias a la historia o las instituciones francesas incluidas en sus equivalentes en el diccionario frances: FANION, CORNETTE [BLANCHE, ARMEE y REGIMENT.