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a white ceremonial ensign with a royal cipher, flown on special occasions by the British Royal Navy.
the union jack as an emblem on the regimental colors of a British military unit.
a pair of silk flags with the British royal cipher, announcing the monarch's presence.
when a queen is sovereign,
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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