Definitions

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  • noun A flag with three stripes either vertical or horizontal all of equal size, and of a different colour.

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

  • noun a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)

Etymologies

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An anglicisation of the French tricolore; the flag originated in France.

Examples

  • But Romance, notwithstanding, has not yet altogether deserted the Paris that was her loyal sweetheart in the days when the tricolour was a prouder flag, its subjects a prouder people.

    Europe After 8:15

  • Bitter rivals South Sydney yesterday led a chorus of complaint from outside Bondi, with Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson labelling the tricolour-heavy programming "ridiculous and totally unfair".

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Bitter rivals South Sydney yesterday led a chorus of complaint from outside Bondi, with Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson labelling the tricolour-heavy programming "ridiculous and totally unfair".

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Bitter rivals South Sydney yesterday led a chorus of complaint from outside Bondi, with Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson labelling the tricolour-heavy programming "ridiculous and totally unfair".

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Bitter rivals South Sydney yesterday led a chorus of complaint from outside Bondi, with Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson labelling the tricolour-heavy programming "ridiculous and totally unfair".

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Bitter rivals South Sydney yesterday led a chorus of complaint from outside Bondi, with Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson labelling the tricolour-heavy programming "ridiculous and totally unfair".

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • An initiative of the Flag Foundation of India (FFI), an NGO started by parliamentarian Naveen Jindal, the tricolour will be the 'largest and tallest in the country', FFI Chief Executive Officer Commander (Retd) K.V. Singh told IANS.

    India eNews

  • The others are "red merle" similar, but with reds instead of greys, and red and black "tricolour", which have one dominant, solid colour with highlights.

    great t-shirt

  • Children danced in the colours of the national flag and huge images of horseman carrying the Indian tricolour played across the £5m giant blimp floating above the stadium.

    Commonwealth Games 2010 finish with India triumphant

  • Worldwide, Libyan embassies that had not hitherto changed sides, including Tokyo and Addis Ababa, replaced Gaddafi's green flag with the tricolour used by the NTC.

    Street fighting rages in Tripoli as Gaddafi loyalists fight rearguard action

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