Definition of Union flag in English:

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Union flag


Another term for Union Jack (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • He said the annual £2,000 cost of flying the Union flag throughout the year alongside the borough flag was worth it to show the patriotism of the borough.
  • But men like Archie are shocked and angered when they hear that Glasgow City Council could soon be banning the sale of the Union flag, the Irish tricolour and the Ulster flag, sometimes known as the Red Hand flag.
  • Ah, but you might say, the Commonwealth Games offers that rare and valued chance for our sporting icons to represent Scotland, rather than the UK, and to march behind the Saltire rather than the Union flag.

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