Part of speech: noun

A cloth bearing a device, suspended from a pole by a cross- bar; any flag or standard.

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Usage examples "banner":

  1. At Gravesend we sighted a tug flying the American colors, and when the band on board responded to our cheers with " The Star- Spangled Banner" even the Indians tried to sing. - "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)", Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody).
  2. All turned black before him, his mind became a blank, and he dropped the flag; but the blood- stained banner did not fall to the ground. - "Best Russian Short Stories", Various.
  3. With love, for oppression; with blessing, for scars- One Country- one Banner- the Stripes and the Stars! - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.