Flagstaff


Flagstaff

Flagstaff, from a staff for displaying a flag, can refer to:

* Flagpole (structure), from which a ship's colours are shown
* Flagstaff, Arizona, a city in Arizona, United States, home of the historic Lowell Observatory and the Northern Arizona University.
** the Lowell Observatory at Flagstaff, Arizona, when recording astronomical observations
* Flagstaff, Maine, a ghost town 20 miles north of Orgonon, Maine, United States of America
* Flagstaff, Otago, a hill above Dunedin, New Zealand
* Flagstaff, Waikato, a suburb of Hamilton, New Zealand
* Flagstaff County, Alberta, a county in Alberta, Canada
* Flagstaff Gardens, a park in Melbourne, Australia
** Flagstaff railway station, Melbourne, a railway station named for these gardens

ee also

* Flagstaff Hill
* Mars Hill


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  • Flagstaff — Flagstaff, AZ U.S. city in Arizona Population (2000): 52894 Housing Units (2000): 21396 Land area (2000): 63.579496 sq. miles (164.670132 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.036838 sq. miles (0.095411 sq. km) Total area (2000): 63.616334 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Flagstaff, AZ — U.S. city in Arizona Population (2000): 52894 Housing Units (2000): 21396 Land area (2000): 63.579496 sq. miles (164.670132 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.036838 sq. miles (0.095411 sq. km) Total area (2000): 63.616334 sq. miles (164.765543 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Flagstaff — Flag staff , n.; pl. { staves}or { staffs}. A staff[4] on which a flag is hoisted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flagstaff —   [ flægstɑːf], Stadt in Arizona, USA, 2 100 m über dem Meeresspiegel, auf dem Coloradoplateau am Fuße der San Francisco Peaks, 45 900 Einwohner; Sitz der Northern Arizona University und Zentrum der astronomischen Forschung (u. a. Lowell… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • flagstaff — [flag′staf΄] n. a flagpole …   English World dictionary

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  • Flagstaff — 1 Original name in latin Flagstaff Name in other language FLG, Flagstaf, Flagstaff, Flegstaff, Kinlani, Kinn flaghstaf, flgstf, aryzwna, fu la ge si ta fu, furaggusutaffu, peullaegeuseutaepeu, phlegastapha, Флагстаф, Флагстафф, Флегстафф State… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • flagstaff — /flag staf , stahf /, n., pl. flagstaves, flagstaffs. flagpole. [1605 15; FLAG1 + STAFF1] * * * ▪ Arizona, United States  city, seat (1891) of Coconino county, north central Arizona, U.S. The San Francisco Peaks are immediately north of the city …   Universalium