a painting (1889) by Vincent van Gogh.
noun 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astronomy. any of the large, self-luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris, etc. 3. any heavenly body. 4. Astrology. a heavenly body, especially a planet, considered as influencing humankind and events. 5. a person’s […]
noun 1. U.S. History. the flag adopted by the Confederate States of America, consisting of two broad horizontal bars of red separated by one of white, with a blue union marked with a circle of white stars, one for each Confederate state. Compare Southern Cross (def 2). Stars and Bars noun 1. (functioning as sing) […]
noun 1. the national flag of the U.S., consisting of 13 horizontal stripes that are alternately red and white, representing the original states, and of a blue field containing 50 white stars, representing the present states. Stars and Stripes noun 1. (functioning as sing) the Stars and Stripes, the national flag of the United States […]
noun 1. a sapphire, cut cabochon, exhibiting asterism in the form of a colorless six-rayed star. star sapphire noun 1. a sapphire showing a starlike figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure