Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of maple leaf.
  • noun attributive form of maple leaf; used in the name of various plants the leaves of which resemble those of the maple.

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

  • noun the emblem of Canada

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Examples

  • It would appear that only the Governor-General, who has a personal connection with Haiti and who has just lost friends and relatives there, is expected to remain stiffly aloof, waving a maple-leaf flag.

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  • There were no maple-leaf flags draped overhead -- just a large, glowing orb that hovered above the proceedings like a giant mood ring.

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  • He has attended every Winter Games since 1976 and thinks these are among the best — — thanks in large part to the crowds, at the venues and in the streets, embracing these Games in ear-splitting, maple-leaf wearing splendor.

    Americans, Canadians carve indelible images

  • There were no maple-leaf flags draped overhead -- just a large, glowing orb that hovered above the proceedings like a giant mood ring.

    With a smirk or a scowl, Drake ignites admirers

  • Despite such risks, maple-leaf flags are popping up around Phoenix.

    Canadians Warm to Phoenix

  • For years, Canada and Denmark disputed ownership in a lighthearted way, with the Danes depositing Danish flags and bottles of schnapps, and Canadian politicians responding with the maple-leaf standard and bottles of Canadian Club whiskey.

    Canada Burnishes Its Position as Arctic Power

  • At the Vancouver Winter Olympics in February, crowds decked in maple-leaf flags burst into renditions of " O Canada, " and Games organizers were gauging the results of an audacious program dubbed Own the Podium.

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  • OTTAWA — President Barack Obama turned into a dutiful shopper Thursday, getting some maple-leaf shaped cookies for his two daughters in a surprise visit to ... var news_amount = 1;

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  • OTTAWA — President Barack Obama turned into a dutiful shopper Thursday, getting some maple-leaf shaped cookies for his two daughters in a surprise visit to ...

    Jeffrey Feldman: On the Joy of Not Cringing at Our President

  • OTTAWA — President Barack Obama turned into a dutiful shopper Thursday, getting some maple-leaf shaped cookies for his two daughters in a surprise visit to ... var news_amount = 1;

    Christina Bellantoni: Obama accidentally says 'Iowa' in Ottawa

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