Dannebrog

noun
Dan·​ne·​brog
variants: or Danebrog \ ˈdanəˌbräg \
plural -s

Definition of Dannebrog

1 : a red swallow-tailed ensign bearing a white cross and being the national flag of Denmark
2 : the red rectangular Danish merchant flag

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History and Etymology for Dannebrog

Dutch Dannebrog, from Danne Danes (from Old Norse Dana, genitive plural of Danr Dane) + brog cloth, from Old Norse brōk

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“Dannebrog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dannebrog. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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