A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (emblem)
a. flag (of a country or an institution)
La bandera de los Estados Unidos es roja, blanca y azul.The flag of the United States is red, white, and blue.
El sol que aparece en el centro de la bandera de Argentina tiene treinta y dos rayos.The sun in the middle of the flag of Argentina has thirty-two rays.
b. colors (of a regiment)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La bandera de nuestro regimiento lideraba la marcha.The colors of our regiment led the way.
c. colours (of a regiment) (United Kingdom)
En el campo de batalla, las banderas de los regimientos se usaban como puntos de reunión.On the battlefield, a regiment's colours were used as rallying points.
2. (nationality)
a. flag
Era un buque de bandera liberiana.The ship sailed under a Liberian flag.
3. (ideal)
a. banner
Se han librado demasiadas guerras bajo la bandera de la libertad.Too many wars have been waged under the banner of freedom.
4. (signal)
a. flag
Las banderas en el mapa indican los campos de deporte en la zona.The flags on the map indicate the sports grounds in the area.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. flag
jurar banderato swear allegiance (to the flag)
la bandera piratathe Jolly Roger
bandera blancawhite flag
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
de banderafantastic, terrific
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1 [de país, ciudad] flag; [de regimiento] colours; colors
; (p) (EEUU)
la bandera está a media asta the flag is (flying) at half mast; arriar la bandera to lower o strike the colours; izar la bandera to raise o hoist the flag; jurar bandera to swear allegiance to the flag
los soldados jurarán bandera mañana
estar hasta la bandera to be packed out
bandera a cuadros bandera ajedrezada chequered flag; checkered flag; (EEUU)
Bandera Azul Blue Flag
bandera blanca white flag
bandera de conveniencia flag of convenience
bandera de esquina corner flag
bandera de la paz white flag
bandera de parlamento (Hist) flag of truce; white flag
bandera de popa ensign
bandera de proa jack
bandera negra bandera pirata Jolly Roger; skull and crossbones
bandera roja red flag
la bandera roja y gualda the Spanish flag
2 (idea) banner
bajo la bandera de la renovación under the banner of change and renewal
3 [de taxi]
bajar la bandera to pick up a fare
de bandera (España) fantastic
se ha comprado un coche de bandera she's bought a fantastic car; es una mujer de bandera she's one hell of a woman (familiar)
5 (Informática) marker; flag
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