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A city of north-central Arizona east-northeast of Phoenix. Founded in 1876, it grew as a lumbering center and is the site of Lowell Observatory (established 1894).


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Also called flagstaff. a staff or pole on which a flag is or can be displayed.
run (something) up the flagpole, to announce as a test to gauge reactions.
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Noun1.Flagstaff - a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
2.flagstaff - a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
staff - a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose; "he walked with the help of a wooden staff"
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