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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ban·ner /ˈbænɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ban·ner n.
 1. A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle.
    Hang out our banners on the outward walls.   --Shak.
 2. A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
 3. Any flag or standard; as, the star-spangled banner.
 Banner fish Zool., a large fish of the genus Histiophorus, of the Swordfish family, having a broad bannerlike dorsal fin; the sailfish.  One species (Histiophorus Americanus) inhabits the North Atlantic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : unusually good; outstanding; "a banner year for the company"
      n 1: long strip of cloth for decoration or advertising [syn: streamer]
      2: a newspaper headline that runs across the full page [syn: streamer]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (1.) The flag or banner of the larger kind, serving for three
    tribes marching together. These standards, of which there were
    four, were worked with embroidery and beautifully ornamented
    (Num. 1:52; 2:2, 3, 10, 18, 25; Cant. 2:4; 6:4, 10).
      (2.) The flag borne by each separate tribe, of a smaller form.
    Probably it bore on it the name of the tribe to which it
    belonged, or some distinguishing device (Num. 2:2,34).
      (3.) A lofty signal-flag, not carried about, but stationary.
    It was usually erected on a mountain or other lofty place. As
    soon as it was seen the war-trumpets were blown (Ps. 60:4; Isa.
    5:26; 11:12; 13:2; 18:3; 30:17; Jer. 4:6 21; Ezek. 27:7).
      (4.) A "sign of fire" (Jer. 6:1) was sometimes used as a
      The banners and ensigns of the Roman army had idolatrous
    images upon them, and hence they are called the "abomination of
    desolation" (q.v.). The principal Roman standard, however, was
    an eagle. (See Matt. 24:28; Luke 17:37, where the Jewish nation
    is compared to a dead body, which the eagles gather together to
      God's setting up or giving a banner (Ps. 20:5; 60:4; Cant.
    2:4) imports his presence and protection and aid extended to his