star-spangled banner

Star-Spangled Banner, The

noun
2.
(italics) the national anthem of the United States of America, based on a poem written by Francis Scott Key on September 14, 1814, and set by him to the melody of the English song To Anacreon in Heaven: officially adopted by the U.S. Congress in 1931.
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Star-Spangled Banner
 
n
1.  the national anthem of the United States of America
2.  another term for the Stars and Stripes

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