standard-bearer

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Synonyms for standard-bearer

an outstanding leader of a political movement

the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle

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An incensed Blyth Valley community has raised the Delaval Arms battle standard and is preparing to put the pub's defence to a council planning meeting in early March.
A COUPLE of old soldiers hoisted a Scottish battle standard in the searing African heat to honour a decisive victory and the memory of fallen friends.
Currently, however, the land sits mostly empty except for a four-ton Mexican flag on an enormous pole, a symbol perhaps of the battle standard carried by Francisco de Coronado on his search for the Seven Cities of Cibola.
Thus, the obliterated Palestinian landscape, covered by the stratum of modern Israel, remains a symbol and a battle standard for both sides.
His most notable triumph came on Tommy Stack's Battle Standard in the 1991 Irish Lincoln but the Dubai trips have proved more rewarding financially.
10am yesterday, the Faldo Army who have marched to his drum beat as he stitched the Open wins of 1987, 1990 and 1991 to his battle standard.
Coventry's St George, slayer of dragons, lions, giants and the infidel was a creation of the medieval mind, a warrior knight under whose battle standard the English could march into battle.
Then, having raised his battle standard, the man who has made millions out of share options and bonuses since his company was floated suddenly remembered something else he had to do - and resigned, as the saying goes, to pursue other interests.
The Cross of Saint David back to the time of the Celtic Saints and Glyndwr's battle standard back to the time when we nearly clinched it and became an European nation state.
Tommy Stack, successful in the Irish Lincoln with Battle Standard in 1991, was back in the winner's enclosure after the Ladbrokes.