noun[treated as singular] historical
The flag of the Confederate States of America. It had a horizontal white stripe between two red stripes, and in the upper left corner was a blue field with a circle of seven white stars, one for each of the original seven seceded states.
More example sentences
- Without the context of the actual Stars and Bars alongside for illustration, these stripes are merely generic.
- Many of Saxton's early performances took place under the Stars and Bars at Confederate military tattoos.
- Last year, they regained the governorship of my home state of Mississippi, in part by waving the Confederate Stars and Bars, which our Democratic governor had sought to remove from the state flag.
Definition of Stars and Bars in:
- The British & World English dictionary