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red flag



  1. a symbol of socialism, communism, or revolution
  2. a warning of danger or a signal to stop

Red Flag



  1. See the Red Flag

Example Sentences Including 'red flag'

And now they proceeded to fire the cannons at every house in the village that was not flying the red flag - about half of all the houses.
Craig, Mary Tears of Blood - A Cry for Tibet
From the roof flew a red flag with a yellow anchor and an arm wielding a cutlass.
Fidelis Morgan THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
In every field there's a place where a perfect record should be a red flag , not a victory banner.
Business Today (2001)
Some see transformation as a red flag , a scheme concocted to rob Peter in order to pay Paul.
SA Star (2004)
Sunday 1896 An Act takes effect in England so a man no longer has to walk ahead of a motor vehicle holding a red flag.
Australian News Misc (2004)


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