), and Ireland (St. Patrick's Cross) now only used in Northern Ireland combined.' name='description'> Union Jack - definition and meaning

Definitions

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  • noun The flag of the United Kingdom, consisting of the flags of England (St. George's Cross), Scotland (St. Andrew's Cross), and Ireland (St. Patrick's Cross) now only used in Northern Ireland combined.
  • noun nautical (UK) The flag, consisting of the flags of England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland combined, flown on ships of the government of the United Kingdom

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun national flag of the United Kingdom

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A crowing little urchin beside is already waving the Union Jack which is ready to crown the edifice, if the Fates ever suffer it to be crowned.

    Stray Studies from England and Italy

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This is the only occasion when it is correctly called the Union Jack, although it is generally known by this name through common usage. "

    Whitehaven News headlines

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