gonfalon

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noun gon·fa·lon \ˈgän-fə-ˌlän, -lən\

Definition of gonfalon

  1. 1 :  the ensign of certain princes or states (such as the medieval republics of Italy)

  2. 2 :  a flag that hangs from a crosspiece or frame

Origin and Etymology of gonfalon

Italian gonfalone


First Known Use: 1595

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