Star-spangled banner
Star-spangled Star"-span`gled (st[aum]r"-sp[a^][ng]`g'ld), a. Spangled or studded with stars. [1913 Webster]

{Star-spangled banner}, 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. --F. S. Key. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Star-Spangled Banner — n 1.) the Star Spangled Banner the ↑national anthem (=national song) of the US 2.) the Star Spangled Banner the national flag of the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Star-Spangled Banner — ☆ Star Spangled Banner n. 〚with reference to the U.S. flag〛 the United States national anthem: the words were written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 * * * the US national anthem. It was written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, an… …   Universalium

  • Star-spangled banner — (engl., »sternenbesätes Banner oder Sternenbanner«), die nordamerikanische Volkshymne, gedichtet 1814 von F. S. Key (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Star-Spangled Banner — ☆ Star Spangled Banner n. [with reference to the U.S. flag] the United States national anthem: the words were written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 …   English World dictionary

  • Star Spangled Banner — The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner. (en) La Bannière étoilée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Star-Spangled Banner — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Star spangled banner — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Star-Spangled Banner — noun the national flag of the United States of America • Syn: ↑American flag, ↑Stars and Stripes, ↑Old Glory • Hypernyms: ↑flag * * * the ˌStar ˌSpangled ˈBanner [Star Spangled Banner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Star-Spangled Banner — noun a) A nickname for the national flag of the United States of America. b) The national anthem of the United States of America. Syn: Old Glory, stars and stripes …   Wiktionary

  • Star Spangled Banner — anthem of the United States of America and nickname of its flag …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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