View definitions for Star-Spangled Banner

Star-Spangled Banner

noun as in American flag

noun as in Old Glory

noun as in Stars and Stripes

Discover More

Example Sentences

After watching the American victory at the Battle of Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner.”

This was years before Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star Spangled Banner.”

In Washington D.C., for example, we make people have sex to The Star-Spangled Banner.

In 1930 the educational experts at Teachers College of Columbia University condemned “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

The story of how “The Star-Spangled Banner” became the national anthem in 1931 is the story of a red-white-and-blue culture war.

A little later the band played "The Star-spangled Banner," and there sounded the signal gun for the lowering of the colors.

We are all united under one flag, the most beautiful of all flags—the Star Spangled Banner!

Why should not the star-spangled banner wave over ten, as well as over three millions of Slaves?

When the "Star Spangled Banner" is played, all present should rise and stand at attention until the ending.

Then the fiddles squeaked, there was rumble and boom of the drums, and the orchestra played the Star-Spangled Banner.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Star-Spangled Banner, such as: american stars and stripes, old glory, red white and blue, stars and bars, and stars and stripes.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.