Definition of Tricolour

1. Noun. A flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag).

Exact synonyms: Tricolor
Generic synonyms: Flag
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic



Definition of Tricolour

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Tricolor) ¹

2. Noun. A flag with three stripes either vertical or horizontal all of equal size, and of a different colour. This style of flag is used commonly in Europe, as seen in the national flags of over twenty countries, including Belgium, France, Italy, Russia, The Netherlands and The Republic of Ireland. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tricolour

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricolour

tricobalt
tricoccous
tricoherence
tricoherences
tricola
tricolette
tricolettes
tricolon
tricolons
tricolor
tricolor television tube
tricolor tube
tricolored
tricolorous
tricolors
tricolour (current term)
tricolour television tube
tricolour tube
tricoloured
tricolourous
tricolours
tricolpate
tricolpates
tricomponent
triconodont
triconodonts
tricontinental
tricoordinate
tricorder
tricorders

Literary usage of Tricolour

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1. To Verdun from the Somme: An Anglo American Glimpse of the Great Advance by Harry Brittain (1917)
"Pierre Mille has a right to be considered the French Kipling." UNDER THE tricolour Translated by B. DRILLIEN. With Illustrations in colour by HELEN ..."

2. The English Republic by William James Linton (1851)
"OUR tricolour. LET our tricolour be wove, our true English Flag unfurl'd ! ... Let our tricolour be wove !—March for equal laws and life : Not mere ..."

3. The History of Ten Years, 1830-1840: Or, France Under Louis Philippe by Louis Blanc (1848)
"... language no longer true, was that the tricolour flag should be unfurled, reminding the old soldier that the last Waterloo cartridge had not yet been ..."

4. The French Revolution and First Empire: An Historical Sketch by William O'Connor Morris (1874)
"... The tricolour Flag. mune of Paris, with immense powers; and Bailly, the V president of the Commons, was appointed mayor ; while the young Marquis of ..."

5. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Louis Constant Wairy, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... and the tricolour—Arrival of the Emperor— The Archchancellor and Queen Hortense—Grand banquet— Marshal Bertrand's father—The Emperor and the dish of ..."

6. In Thamseland: Being the Gossiping Record of Rambles Through England from by Henry Wellington Wack (1906)
"... Governor of Windsor Castle — Tribute of Beaver Skins from William Penn — Lord Baltimore — The Duke of Marlborough and tricolour — Cellini's Masterpiece. ..."

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