A banner or pennant, especially one with streamers, hung from a crossbar.
- The hand-stitched, silk gonfalons are black and gold, reflecting the university's official colors.
- Every academic major has its own gonfalon in which certain colors represent different departments.
- We contacted Southern Tailors for quotes on gonfalons because of a recommendation from another university.
Late 16th century: from Italian gonfalone, from a Germanic compound whose second element is related to vane.
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