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Drapeau

[dra-poh; French dra-poh]
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  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1916–1999, Canadian lawyer and politician: mayor of Montreal 1954–57 and 1960–86.
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Historical Examples

  • It was taken away later, the drapeau blanc put up in its stead.

    Historic Paris

    Jetta S. Wolff

  • In the French army one colour (drapeau) is carried by each infantry regiment.

  • When the drapeau is not present with the regiment its place is taken by an ordinary flag.

  • The three royalists who first entered asked for the newspapers, among others, for the "Quotidienne" and the "Drapeau Blanc."

    The Two Brothers

    Honore de Balzac

  • Were they not two human individuals sent thither by thee to be hanged; to be a pretext for thy bloody Drapeau Rouge?

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle