Origin of banner
Examples from the Web for banner
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not sure if you noticed, but 2014 has been a banner year for animal robots.
He told me that all he could see was the banner carried at the front of the group which read, “No Cops No Prisons.”
Then last week, Bloomberg Businessweek ran a banner headline “Jeb Bush Has a Mitt Romney Problem.”Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, Denmark still waves its banner high.
More than two-thirds of them at once enlisted under Walker's banner.Real Soldiers of Fortune|Richard Harding Davis
It is with that banner we will march and the lads in the quarry with us; it is they will have the welcome before him!The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays|William B. Yeats
Another figure in the bow supports a banner with the sign of the Cross.The Old Inns of Old England, Volume II (of 2)|Charles G. Harper
After leaving Heidelberg, Meiroslawski succeeded in once more uniting about fifteen thousand of the fugitives under his banner.
Once we rigged up a banner with the words on it, 'Gobstown to the Front!'Waysiders|Seumas O'Kelly
British Dictionary definitions for banner
Word Origin for banner
Word Origin and History for banner
c.1200, from Old French baniere (Modern French bannière) "flag, banner, standard," from Late Latin bandum "standard," borrowed from a West Germanic cognate of Gothic bandwa "a sign" (see band (n.2)). Figurative use from early 14c. Of newspaper headlines, from 1913.