Definition of Oriflamme. Meaning of Oriflamme. Synonyms of Oriflamme

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Definition of Oriflamme

Oriflamme
Oriflamb Or"i*flamb, Oriflamme Or"i*flamme, n. [F. oriflamme, OF. oriflambe, LL. auriflamma; L. aurum gold + flamma flame; cf. L. flammula a little banner. So called because it was a flag of red silk, split into many points, and borne on a gilded lance.] 1. The ancient royal standard of France. 2. A standard or ensign, in battle. ``A handkerchief like an oriflamb.' --Longfellow. And be your oriflamme to-day the helmet of Navarre. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Oriflamme from wikipedia

- The Oriflamme (from Latin aurea flamma, "golden flame") was the battle standard of the King of France in the Middle Ages. It was originally the sacred...
- Oriflamme may refer to Oriflamme, the battle standard of the King of France Oriflame, a cosmetic group French ship Oriflamme, a French (eventually Spanish)...
- of France. It allegedly referred to Charlemagne's legendary banner the Oriflamme, which was also known as the "Montjoie" (Old French: Munjoie) and was...
- Oriflamme was a 56-gun ship of the line of the French Navy. She was ordered on 16 February 1743 and built at Toulon Dockyard by engineer-constructor Pierre-Blaise...
- Oriflamme Canyon is a steep mountain canyon, in San Diego County, California that descends from its head in the Laguna Mountains, at 32°56′41″N 116°29′45″W...
- the Virgin Mary, the patroness of France, and were the colours of the oriflamme. The colours of the French flag may also represent the three main estates...
- William Douglas, Duke of Touraine Geoffroi de Charny, carrier of the Oriflammekilled Peter I, Duke of Bourbonkilled Walter VI, Count of Brienne...
- Oriflamme was one of 10 Branlebas-cl**** destroyers built for the French Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. Chesneau, Roger & Kolesnik, Eugene...
- by Eugène Ionesco in 1954 based on his earlier short story entitled "Oriflamme". The play is about Amédée, a playwright, and his wife Madeleine, a switchboard...
- DENIS the war cry of France, Saint Denis was also the abbey where the oriflamme was kept. Orders The escutcheons are surrounded first by the chain of...
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