from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spotted or spangled with stars: as, the star-spangled banner, the national flag of the United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Spangled or studded with stars.
  • adjective the popular name for the national ensign of the United States; also the name of a poem, the words of which were composed by Francis Scott Key, which was adopted as the national anthem of the United States.


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