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[flag-staf, -stahf] /ˈflægˌstæf, -ˌstɑf/

noun, plural flagstaves, flagstaffs.
[flag-staf, -stahf] /ˈflægˌstæf, -ˌstɑf/
a city in central Arizona. About 6900 feet (2100 meters) high.

1610s, from flag (n.) + staff (n.). The settlement in Arizona, U.S., so called for a July 4, 1876, celebration in which a large flag was flown from a tall tree.


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