mourning band

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mourning band

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(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of black material, esp an armband, worn to indicate that the wearer is in mourning
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Noun1.mourning band - a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
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Taking his port rait, f rom top to toe, the picture of him began with a tall hat, broadly encircled by a mourning band of crumpled crape.
Abdol-Hamid Ahmadi said religious orators and mourning bands would be in the stadium three hours before the game.
I shed hot, angry tears when we (media and church people) arrived in the barrio and saw the local folk with white mourning bands on their foreheads, the smoldering embers and cooking vessels in disarray near a clump of bamboo.
Riml said the athletes were free to decide whether they still wanted to compete in today's night race, adding the team planned to wear mourning bands.
"Mourning bands are usually worn for one year," he says when portraying Lincoln.