Definition of Union Jack in English:

Union Jack

Syllabification: Un·ion Jack

noun

  • 1The national flag of the United Kingdom, consisting of red and white crosses on a blue background.
    [originally a small British union flag flown as the jack of a ship; compare with union]
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    • No chance of buying a Union Jack, Thai, Australian, Japanese, Scottish, Welsh, American, Korean or German flag now… sold out weeks ago.
    • Cheering crowds waving Union Jacks and the flag of Gurnard Sailing Club, where Shirley is a member, lined the route.
    • He also has a skull and crossbones which he hoists when his grandchildren visit, a Union Jack and a Yorkshire white rose - and he has no intention of getting rid of them.
  • 2 (union jack) (In the US) a small flag consisting of the union from the national flag, flown at the bows of vessels in harbor.

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