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Union Jack

1. a common name for Union flag: the national flag of the United Kingdom being a composite design composed of St George's Cross (England), St Andrew's Cross (Scotland), and Saint Patrick's Cross (Ireland)
2. a national flag flown at the jackstaff of a vessel

Union Jack

British national flag. [Br. Culture: Misc.]
See: Britain
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Union Jack chairman David Bramhill stated: The opportunity for Union Jack to acquire Cairn Energy`s UK onshore hydrocarbon portfolio which comprise assets we hold in high regard, at nominal cost is an excellent result.
In January publishers Y Lolfa challenged the UK Government's decision to include the Union Jack on new licenses by producing the stickers to be placed in their place.
99 CUSHION: Bulldog Union Jack Belgian tapestry cushion, A Bentley Cushions, www.
But they are wiping their cowboy boots on the Union Jack at the very moment that British soldiers are fighting and dying alongside American soldiers in Afghanistan.
MY BROTHER flies a patriotic Union Jack outside his house, which shares a common entrance with the equine hospital where he works.
Union Jack clothes have, of course, been popular among the young and trendy at various times over the past decades.
I knew this when I looked at the Labour graphics on the telecasts, and there, right in the middle, was a Union Jack.
The tracks are pushed up and down the playlist, leaving total control of the stations output in the hands of Union JACKs new audience.
One said: "They should never have waved a Union Jack in front of 5,000 Irish fans.
There are going to be thousands of families across Scotland waving Union Jacks on Friday, eating from Union Jack paper plates and so on.
He summed up the feelings of one of the euro converts, Andrew Dewsall, saying: "He didn't want to be part of a culture that defined his identity as putting on Union Jack boxer trunks on the beach in Corfu, harping on about the war and regarding the European Union as a foreign plot.
Last week, Richard Branson announced that in future all Virgin Atlantic planes would be emblazoned with 8ft Union Jacks on their wing tips.

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