tricolour


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

tricolour

(ˈtrɪkələ; ˈtraɪˌkʌlə) or

tricolor

adj
(Colours) having or involving three colours
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) the French national flag, having three equal vertical stripes in blue, white, and red
2. any flag, badge, ribbon, etc, with three colours
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tricolour - a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)tricolour - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

tricolour

tricolor (US) [ˈtrɪkələʳ] N (= flag) → bandera f tricolor, tricolor f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tricolour

[ˈtrɪkər] (British) tricolorUS ndrapeau m tricolore
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tricolour

, (US) tricolor
nTrikolore f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tricolour

tricolor (Am) [ˈtrɪkələʳ] ntricolore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Earlier, the tricolour was not displayed following a technical snag.
Tricolour flag was unfurled by the CRPF personnel and the villagers.
Irish Peppercorn Studded Burger, Tricolour Slaw & Sweet Potato Wedges Serves 4 Ingredients For the peppercorn burger 500g Irish minced beef - rump, blade or chuck steak (with at least 20% fat content) 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbsp tomato puree 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander 1 tbsp black peppercorns, cracked 4 burger buns, halved For the tricolour slaw: 225g white cabbage, thinly sliced 100g carrots, grated Finely grated rind, 1 lime Juice of 3 limes 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp salt Handful fresh coriander leaves For the sweet potato wedges: 500g orange fleshed sweet potatoes 1 tbsp olive oil Sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper To serve: Salad leaves Caramelised onion relish or tomato chutney Method 1.
The event began with the lowering of the Irish JOHN GREEN Cemetery Tricolour. A prayer was read and a piper played a lament before the Proclamation of Independence was read by a Defence Forces officer.
Addressing a public event to mark the 75th anniversary of the hoisting of Tricolour on Indian soil by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Modi also announced the renaming of three islands.
According to shopkeepers and roadside women vendors , tricolour accessories specially Bengals demand high ahead of Independence Day, with people of all ages especially the youth thronging roadside stalls that have sprung up all over the country.
The wall face of a corner of the building had been draped in the National Tricolour hanging from the roof to the ground.
SRINAGAR -- In a deeply embarrassing moment for puppet Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Indian flag known as tricolour fell off the post as she hoisted it at Bakshi Stadium where the main Independence Day function was held Monday.
Jhanvi stopped from unfurling f lag at Lal Chowk JAMMU and Kashmir Police on Sunday afternoon sent back 15- year- old girl Jhanvi Behal, who along with over a two dozen male members, had come from Ludhiana to unfurl the tricolour at the historic clock tower at Lal Chowk, on the occasion of 70th Independence Day, police sources said.
flag pole be erected at every university from which the national flag, the tricolour, is to be flown.
Swansea's French goal hero paraded the Tricolour after he engineered their equaliser.