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Flag of Vietnam

The flag of Vietnam consists of a five point gold star on a red background. The red background represents the goal of the social revolution. The five points of the star represent the five classes of Vietnam society: military personnel, businessman, workers, farmers,...

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Flag of Nunavut

The flag of the Canadian territory of Nunavut consists of a yellow and white background vertically separated by a red inuksuk, a man-made stone landmark, with a blue five point star in the top right corner. The color yellow represents the sunrise, white represents the...

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Shout Out to Word-Grabber.com

I'd like to take a moment to give a shout out to www.word-grabber.com. Those interested in word games will find this a great resource for finding different combinations of letters. Check it out....

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Flag of Tyrol

The flag of the Austrian state of Tyrol consists of the region’s coat of arms on a background of white and red. The region’s coat of arms consist of a red eagle on a white shield. An alternate version of this flag exists which only contains the red and white bands and...

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Flag of Brazil

The flag of Brazil consists of a starry night on a blue globe with a banner saying “ORDEM E PROGRESSO”, which translates to “Order and Progress”, across the equator. The starry blue globe is on a yellow rhombus, which is on a green background. On November 19th, 1889,...

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Flag of North Brabant

The flag of the Dutch province of North Brabant consists of checkered pattern of 24 red and white squares in a four row by six column pattern. These colors and pattern had been used since the 10th century but the flag was officially adopted on January 21st, 1959....

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Flag of Wisconsin

The flag of the US state of Wisconsin consists of the region’s coat of arms, with the state name above it and the date 1848 below it, on a blue background. The coat of arms consist of a shield with a plow, a pick and shovel, an arm and hammer, an anchor, and the US...

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Flag of Tula

The flag of the Russian Oblast of Tula consists of three silver swords, two diagonal and one horizontal, with two gold hammers on a red background. The swords, which are pointed downward and to the left, represent protection. Had the swords been pointed upward, it...

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Flag of Mauritania

An update to Flag of Mauritania posted on April 13th, 2017. On August 5th, 2017, the country of Mauritania voted to modify their flag via referendum. The yellow crescent and green background remained, but added was two stripes of red, one on top and one on the bottom....

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Flag of Kentucky

The flag of the US state of Kentucky consists of the Commonwealth’s seal with the words “COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY” above and sprigs of goldenrod below, on a blue background. The seal of Kentucky consists of two men, a pioneer and a statesman, shaking hands with the...

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Flag of Japan

The flag of Japan consists of a red sun centered on a white background. Japan, being known as the Land of the Rising Sun, has a long had connections with the sun. For example, the Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu. This...

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Flag of Essex

The flag of the English county of Essex consists of three swords with golden pommels on a red background. The use of this dates back to 1605 when Richard Verstegan claimed, in his work A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence, that the king’s coat of arms was “three...

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