STARS BARSES

Stars and Bars

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:
1861, Americanism

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

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