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Stars and Stripes

Syllabification: Stars and Stripes

Definition of Stars and Stripes in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The national flag of the US. It has 13 horizontal stripes, alternating red and white, which represent the original Thirteen Colonies. In the upper left corner is a field of blue with 50 white stars, which represent the 50 states.
Example sentences
  • Yesterday bouquets of lilies, pansies and white roses adorned its steps, flanked by a union flag and the Stars and Stripes.
  • Pledging allegiance to the Stars and Stripes has nothing to do with it.
  • On the wall behind was hung the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes.

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