Stars and Stripes

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Stars and Stripes

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The flag of the United States.
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Stars and Stripes

n
(Heraldry) the Stars and Stripes (functioning as singular) the national flag of the United States of America, consisting of 50 white stars representing the present states on a blue field and seven red and six white horizontal stripes representing the original states. Also known as: the Star-Spangled Banner
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Stars′ and Stripes′


n.
the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes, alternately red and white, and a blue field containing white stars representing the states. Also called Old Glory, The Star-Spangled Banner.
[1782, Amer.]
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Noun1.Stars and Stripes - the national flag of the United States of AmericaStars and Stripes - 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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Translations

Stars and Stripes

npl the Stars and Stripesla bandiera a stelle e strisce
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Ferris' love of history, music and storytelling come together between the covers of ''Star-Spangled Banner, The Unlikely Story of America's National Anthem,'' where he delves into the rich history behind the often-controversial song.
They toured the museum's exhibition of the Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became our national anthem, and then--to everyone's collective surprise and delight--they stood in the museum's atrium and performed a wonderful rendition of it.