Stars and Stripes


Stars and Stripes
the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes that are alternately red and white, representing the original states, and of a blue field containing 50 white stars, representing the present states. Also called Old Glory, The Star-Spangled Banner.

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  • Stars and Stripes — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Stars and Stripes — Stripe Stripe, n. [OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, D. streep, Dan. stribe, G. strief, striefen, MHG. striefen to glide, march.] 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different color or structure from the ground;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stars and Stripes — noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1777 the flag of the United States having 13 alternately red and white horizontal stripes and a blue union with white stars representing the states …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stars and Stripes — noun a) The flag of the United States. b) The official newspaper of the United States armed forces. Syn: Old Glory, Star Spangled Banner …   Wiktionary

  • Stars and Stripes (ballet) — Stars and Stripes is a ballet choreographed by George Balanchine in 1958, using original music from Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa and performed in 5 acts (campaigns). It lasts an average of 28 minutes. The original music by Sousa …   Wikipedia


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