Definition of flag-flying in English:

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The vigorous demonstration of support for one’s country, political party, or organization, especially when one is abroad: the obvious flag-flying and general razzmatazz [as modifier]: a flag-flying cruise
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    • The much-vaunted revival of US patriotism was also very different to previous displays of flag-flying - people huddling together in grief and fear, not celebrating their national pride.
    • A wave of flag-flying patriotism swept England to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations and the arrival of the national football team at the World Cup.
    • Victory parades and flag-flying welcome-home celebrations enabled the flu to spread rapidly.

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