[ UK /ˈɒɹa‍ɪflˌæm/ ]
  1. a red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
  2. an inspiring symbol or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle
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How To Use oriflamme In A Sentence

  • Viewers rooted for the Virginia kid with shaggy brown hair and glasses, who fidgeted with his hands as he spelled such words as "oriflamme" and "sophrosyne. 'Fustanella' is N.Va. teen's killer bee word
  • At which Bernal threw his head back, hair streaming like an oriflamme… and gave an address, eloquent, passionate masterly, prophetic, which lasted 45 minutes.
  • Green Camp is looked upon as the oriflamme of the environment protection of Chinese undergraduate.
  • Orange: apricot (25); orange (qua orange); oriflamme; sunset, and tangerine; Further thoughts about “Pavlova”
  • The Olympic oriflamme is soaring out on the Divine Lands, they're flags of peace and soundness in the Loyal Counties.
  • One author tries to link the oriflamme to Charlemagne's lance and through it all the way back to Constantine's labarum, which was taken from a pagan sanctuary located near modern Saint-Denis. L'Oriflamme
  • Charlemagne by the pope, but no historical text affords us any information with regard to this oriflamme, which is perhaps fabulous. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip
  • The _oriflamme_ was in the form of a gonfanon with two wings, made of a costly silk, fine and light, called The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2
  • The oriflamme was a sacred banner used by the kings of France in the Middle Ages in times of great danger. Archive 2007-07-15
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