Word of the Day – Aug. 8 – Oriflamme

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Noun: Oriflamme  (OR-uh-flam)

Definition: A banner, symbol, or ideal inspiring devotion or courage.

Sample sentence: For many Americans, the photograph of the Iwo Jima flag raising served as an oriflamme and a reminder of the sacrifices and courage of the American servicemen.

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