Stars and Bars
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1861 the first flag of the Confederate States of America having three bars of red, white, and red respectively and a blue union with white stars in a circle representing the seceded states

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  • Stars and bars — may refer to* The first official flag of the Confederate States of America * A combinatorial trick used to derive the formula for multiset coefficients. * The 1988 film Stars and Bars (film) , starring Daniel Day Lewis …   Wikipedia

  • Stars and Bars — ☆ Stars and Bars n. name for the original flag (1861) of the American Confederacy, with a white horizontal bar between two parallel red ones and at the upper left, on a blue field, a circle of seven white stars, one for each seceded state …   English World dictionary

  • Stars and Bars — Stars and Bars, the the ↑Confederate flag …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stars and Bars — Stars′ and Bars′ n. amh. the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America • Etymology: 1861, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Stars and Bars — Letzte Nationalflagge Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Nationalflaggen der Konföderierten Staaten (Übersicht) 1.1 Vorgeschlagene Nationalflaggen 1861 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stars and Bars — noun the first flag of the Confederate States of America • Syn: ↑Confederate flag • Hypernyms: ↑flag * * * U.S. Hist. the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America, consisting of two broad horizontal bars of red separated by one of white …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stars and Bars — U.S. Hist. the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America, consisting of two broad horizontal bars of red separated by one of white, with a blue union marked with a circle of white stars, one for each Confederate state. Cf. Southern Cross… …   Universalium

  • Stars and Bars — noun the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America, consisting of two broad horizontal bars of red separated by one of white, with a blue union marked with as many white stars, arranged in a circle, as the number of Confederate States …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stars and Bars — flag of the Confederate States of America …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Stars and Bars — plural noun [treated as sing.] historical the flag of the Confederate States of America …   English new terms dictionary

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