Definitions for flag of truce

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flag′ of truce′(n.)

  1. a white flag displayed to the enemy as an invitation to suspend military hostilities temporarily and confer.

    Category: Military

Origin of flag of truce:

1620–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. white flag, flag of truce(noun)

    flag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to signal surrender or to ask for a truce

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