Definition of oriflamme

Definition of oriflamme
  1. oriflamme Noun The red silk banner of St Denis, which the abbot of St Denis gave to French kings as they rode to war.
  2. oriflamme Noun Any banner, idea or principle which serves as a rallying point for those involved in a struggle.
  3. oriflamme Noun Something resembling the banner of St Denis; a bright, shining object.
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