EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN 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) Origin of Stars and Bars
An Americanism dating back to
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Examples from the Web for stars and bars Historical Examples of stars and bars
Messing with it would be like redesigning the stars-and-bars.
The Stars-and-Bars, now flying so impudently at her stern, was to be hung up as a trophy in the ward-room of the "Cumberland."
In place of the flag of the free, the Stars-and-Bars, symbol of slavery, flew above the surrendered ship.
He used to fly right off the handle and wave the Stars-and-Bars fit to kill!
British Dictionary definitions for stars and bars noun the Stars and Bars (functioning as singular) the flag of the Confederate States of America
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