Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Sports To signal (the driver of a racing car) to proceed immediately to the pits.

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Examples

  • Lastly, the city activists of Rationalist Political Party are likely to stage black-flag demonstration as their “fight is against Puducherry becoming another Hong Kong or Thailand” a prospect for which they hold the arrival of Sri Aurobindo solely responsible.

    Aurchlives, Aehton, and April flower

  • The howling, murdering, black-flag waving, mad, and drunken crowd of devils that had overcome us by numbers and by treachery?

    The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

  • One hundred black-flag Taaisha, the Khalifa's own Baggara tribesmen and part of his body-guard, charged impetuously.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 or the Re-Conquest of the Soudan

  • CPI's youth outfit AIYF, however, held a black-flag demonstration outside the airport demanding the resignation of Tharoor as the Lok Sabha member from Thiruvananthapuram.

    Analysis

  • PSBJC supporters held black-flag processions in several areas of the three Maoist-affected districts - Paschim Medinipur, Bankura and Purulia - on the day in protest against the meeting between the Union Home Minister and the Chief Ministers.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Saturday promises to be packed with black-flag action, so I may not have a chance to check in with an update until the evening.

    Jalopnik

  • February 5th, 2010 MUMBAI - The Shiv Sena, whose members were prevented from holding their planned black-flag protests against Rahul Gandhi, Friday hit back alleging that a "Mussolini" type of atmosphere prevailed during the Congress leader's four-hour trip to the city.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • MUMBAI: The full strength of the Mumbai police force was out on Thursday as arrests, detentions and crackdowns on sporadic protests reined in the Shiv Sena's black-flag agitations against Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in some parts of the city.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • To add to the mess, farmers staged a black-flag demonstration against the acquisition of their lands for archaeological research.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • The Shiv Sena, whose members were prevented from holding their planned black-flag protests against Rahul Gandhi, on Friday hit back alleging that a "Mussolini" type of atmosphere prevailed during the Congress leader's four-hour trip to the city.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

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