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1. A flag having three colors.
2. also Tricolor The French flag.
adj. also tri·col·ored (-ərd)
Having three colors.
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tri•col•or(ˈtraɪˌkʌl ər; esp. Brit. ˈtrɪk ə lər)
1. Also, tri′col`ored;esp. Brit.,tri′col`oured. having three colors.n.
2. a flag with three colors, esp. the national flag of France, adopted during the French Revolution, having one vertical band each of blue, white, and red.Also, esp. Brit.,tri′col`our.
[1780–90; < Late Latin tricolor]
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A cockade or flag adding revolutionary blue and red (to signify willingness to die) to the Bourbon dynasty’s white.
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|Noun||1.||tricolor - a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)|
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
|Adj.||1.||tricolor - having or involving three colors; "trichromatic vision"; "a trichromatic printing process"; "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors"; "tricolor plumage"; "a tricolor process in photography"|
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