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noun
U.S. History. the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America, consisting of two broad horizontal bars of red separated by one of white, with a blue union marked with a circle of white stars, one for each Confederate state.Compare Southern Cross (def. 2).
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Origin of Stars and Bars

An Americanism dating back to 1861
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Stars and Bars

noun
the Stars and Bars (functioning as singular) the flag of the Confederate States of America
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