GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a popular name for the flag of the United States, which consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, alternately red and white, and a union having, in a blue field, white stars to represent the several States, one for each.
- n. See under Star, n.
- n. the national flag of the United States of America
“About this time a small squad of men reached the top of Lookout and planted the Stars and Stripes on its very crest.”
“At the right of the line, the color guard carried the Stars and Stripes and the flag of the 1st Division of the V Corps.”
“The submarine at this early stage of the war accepted the Stars and Stripes as neutral and remained on the surface, permitting Baralong to approach.”
“Tell him how you lined your pockets on the Kunduz expedition, and cheated Reffi Bey, and had the gall to plant the Stars and Stripes on the Indian Caucasus, damn your impudence! ”
“Kowloon was dim and the harbor dim but he knew the ships were there and he could see the huge carrier at the wharf, her great angled deck floodlit, the needle-nosed jets floodlit, her battle-gray bridge reaching for the sky — the Stars and Stripes hanging damp and listless.”
“The Stars and Stripes were raised on the cupola of Federal Hall, and thirteen guns boomed from the battery as Washington reentered the Senate chamber, took his seat on the dais, and, after all had resumed their places, rose to read his inaugural address.”
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