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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.


(ˈtraɪˌkʌl ər; esp. Brit. ˈtrɪk ə lər)

1. Also, tri′col`ored;esp. Brit.,tri′col`oured. having three colors.
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]


A cockade or flag adding revolutionary blue and red (to signify willingness to die) to the Bourbon dynasty’s white.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tricolor - a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)tricolor - a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Adj.1.tricolor - having or involving three colorstricolor - 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"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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Mexico had plenty of encouragement from its fans, with chants of si se puede -- yes we can -- and plenty others that were more off color than Tricolor.
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After spending more than eight months lying off the Kent coast, the Tricolor wreck began to be removed by salvage teams.