flagpole


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surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide

a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised

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I don't know what was going on in his mind when he climbed the fence and sawed down my flagpole.
The firm appealed against the council's ruling but was turned down because of the impact the flagpole would have on the Morpeth Conservation Area.
The flagpole is at the entrance to the St David's Manor housing site, which is being developed by Redrow.
The flagpole, one of two advertising the new St David's Manor estate, has been taken away for examination by police.
David Graveney will unveil the flagpole at noon on Saturday, at Ashorne and Moreton Morrell Cricket Club.
The work is expected to take up to five weeks and the white flagpole, topped with a carved wooden crown, will be at its best for next year's Golden Jubilee celebrations marking the Queen's 50-year reign.
The Ambassador apparently asked for a second flagpole, and Laurence Bain is quoted as saying that the single flagpole is an integral part of the design and that there is no possibility to hang a European flag next to the Union Jack.
The camera's position shifts a fraction with each passing hour, and the sun strolls too, converting the square's monumental flagpole into a sundial's gnomon.
The City Hill flagpole at the northern end of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge will be out of service from Monday 1 May for five days to undergo repairs.
Speaking on the occasion, Shaikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), said: "The inauguration of the new flagpoles in the Eastern Region in Sharjah, which will coincide with the 42nd anniversary of the UAE National Day, comes in complementation of the flagpole developed in Sharjah by Shurooq last year as part of its celebration of the UAE's 41st National Day.
BATTLE lines had been drawn between residents and a mobile phone company over plans to site a 41ft mast disguised as a flagpole.
MANILA -- A flagpole with a nearly P8-million price tag may be inappropriate at this time of controversy involving the use of public funds, the head of the Manila City Council's tourism committee said.
Sharjah: A new UAE landmark exhuming national pride, in the form of a massive flagpole, was inaugurated in Sharjah on National Day on Sunday by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Sharjah.
A Bear Flag can be identified a long red candlestick that resembles a flagpole, and a flag which resembles a rectangle marked by two parallel lines that slope against the prevailing trend.
There were two criteria to qualify for the program, and the choice of the flagpole at the Senior Center met both.