Definition of Maple-leaf

1. Noun. The emblem of Canada.

Generic synonyms: Allegory, Emblem



Definition of Maple-leaf

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of maple leaf) ¹

2. Noun. (form of attributive form maple leaf); used in the name of various plants the leaves of which resemble those of the maple. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maple-leaf

mapantsula
mapantsulas
mapatumumab
mapau
mapaus
mapepire
mapepires
maphack
maphacks
mapiko
mapimite
mapinguari
mapinguaris
mapinguary
maple
maple-leaf (current term)
maple-leaf begonia
maple-leaved bayur
maple-like
maple-sugar
maple-syrup
maple bark disease
maple family
maple leaves
maple sugar
maple syrup
maple syrup urine
maple syrup urine disease
maple syrups
maplelike

Literary usage of Maple-leaf

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... And, where the maple's leaf was brown, With soft and silent lapse came down The glory that the wood receives, At sunset, in its golden leaves. ..."

2. My Year of the Great War by Frederick Palmer (1915)
"XXV THE MAPLE LEAF FOLK Canadians at the front — Home folks to the American ... You might know all by their maple leaf symbol; but even before you saw that, ..."

3. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"The first day thus ended with a leg on the series for America, but nothing had been learned regarding the actual speed of Maple Leaf The second race was to ..."

4. Lord Northcliffe's War Book: With Chapters on America at War by Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe (1917)
"... MAPLE LEAF Headquarters, Canadian Army, France. A BRILLIANT late summer Canadian morning in Winnipeg—Labour Day, when hour after hour a procession of ..."

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