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

  • n. A white flag brought or displayed to an enemy as a request for a conference or as a signal of surrender.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a white flag carried or exhibited by one of the hostile parties, during the flying of which hostilities are suspended.

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

  • n. flag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to signal surrender or to ask for a truce

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