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royal standard Line breaks: royal stand|ard

Definition of royal standard in English:


A banner bearing the royal coat of arms, flown in the presence of royalty.
Example sentences
  • Last night, beneath the shroud of her royal standard, Princess Margaret's coffin was resting in the Queen's Chapel at St James's Palace.
  • Draped in her royal standard and adorned with a wreath of pink camellias, the Queen Mother's coffin was today before the altar of the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Great Park.
  • A ceremony to his memory will be held at Scone Palace in Perthshire, close to the former abbey where Bruce was named king, and the royal standard of Scotland raised.
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