flagpole

noun flag·pole \ ˈflag-ˌpōl \

Definition of flagpole

:a pole on which to raise a flag

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First Known Use of flagpole

1854


FLAGPOLE Defined for English Language Learners

flagpole

noun

Definition of flagpole for English Language Learners

  • : a tall pole from which a flag hangs : a pole used to display a flag


FLAGPOLE Defined for Kids

flagpole

noun flag·pole \ ˈflag-ˌpōl \

Definition of flagpole for Students

:a pole on which to raise a flag


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