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ban·ner / ˈbanər/ • n. 1. a long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, hung in a public place or carried in a demonstration or procession: a banner in the front window announced “Grand Reopening.” ∎  a flag on a pole used as the standard of a monarch, army, or knight. ∎ fig. an idea or principle used to rally public opinion: the administration is flying the free trade banner. 2. (also banner ad) an advertisement appearing across the top of a web page: to get a new banner now, click Step 1. • adj. excellent; outstanding: I predict that 1998 will be a banner year. DERIVATIVES: ban·nered adj.

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banner A feature on a Web page used for advertising. Typically, banners span the full page, are about one inch high, and contain graphics and links to other sites. They are a common advertizing feature.

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banner. Ornament in the form of a pole with flag, found on metal railings, and, with a counter-balance, used as a weather-vane or banneret.

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Banner

a body of men or troops who follow a banner; a group of knights.

Example: banner of horse, 1818.

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banner XIII. — AN. banere, OF. baniere (mod. bannière), prob, f. ban BAN1.

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