yellow ribbon


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yel′low rib′bon


n.
a yellow-colored ribbon displayed as a symbol of solidarity with soldiers in combat, political hostages, etc.
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Her shoes -- of pink leather -- are fastened each with a bunch of yellow ribbons puckered up in the shape of a cabbage.
Two-Time WWP Grant Recipient, Yellow Ribbon Fund, Will Host Four Caregiver Retreats This Year
Some of my most memorable travels have been to Yellow Ribbon events, where I get to spend time with you and your families.
Staff nurse Sue Doyle said: "People make a donation - we suggested PS1 but it could be anything - and they get to put a yellow ribbon on the tree.
Today, his mum, Sheena MacColl, 49, will tie a giant yellow ribbon to the 188-yearold Royal Navy frigate HMS Unicorn in Dundee, seven weeks after he vanished.
Delyn MP David Hanson met the family of Michael Murphy at their Mold home yesterday to receive a yellow ribbon and add his support to the search.
I have just discovered it while searching the source of the "support our troops" yellow ribbon logo.
The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program is intended to fill as much of that gap as possible by encouraging institutions of higher learning to sign on to an agreement with the VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate.
1973 Dawn - Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree WRITTEN by Irwin Levine and L.
Tying a yellow ribbon around a tree to wish a homecoming for a captive American abroad became an overnight tradition in 1979 when the U.
SHOW your commitment to belting up - by fastening on a yellow ribbon.
Yellow ribbon pins are on sale in the reception area and all monies raised will go towards the Find Madeleine appeal fund.