American flag

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Noun1.American flag - the national flag of the United States of AmericaAmerican flag - the national flag of the United States of America
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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But she has erroneous ideas concerning the American flag and the protection it is supposed to symbolize.
What if all the poor people should refuse to pay rent and shelter themselves under the American flag? Landlordism would go crumbling.
Rebecca liked better to draw things less realistic, and speedily, before the eyes of the enchanted multitude, there grew under her skillful fingers an American flag done in red, white, and blue chalk, every star in its right place, every stripe fluttering in the breeze.
Astor for the protection of the American flag, and a small military force, to enable him to reinstate himself in the possession of Astoria at the return of peace; when the post was formally given up by the British government, though still occupied by the Northwest Company.
The American flag was displayed, four guns were fired, and the partners appeared in scarlet coats, and conducted their illustrious guests to the cabin, where they were regaled with wine.
Carney, of New Bedford, Mass., the brave coloured officer who was the colour-bearer at Fort Wagner and held the American flag. In spite of the fact that a large part of his regiment was killed, he escape, and exclaimed, after the battle was over, "The old flag never touched the ground."
Far off below two steamers on the rippled blue water, one British and the other flying the American flag, seemed the minutest objects, and marked the scale.
During the night, he saw only glimpses of the American flag through the smoke and flares of light.
Meanwhile, the Boulder (Colo.) Public Library refused to display an American flag because "it could compromise our objectivity." In protest, a resident took down an exhibit consisting of "21 brightly colored ceramic phalli dandling from a clothesline" in the building and replaced it with a flag.
The participants bore an American flag that was recently returned from Iraq, where a pilot with an Air National Guard fighter wing carried it in the cockpit of his F-16.
* The American flags flying from windows, poles, store fronts, one-story houses, two-story houses, and tenements.
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