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Definition of "banner" []

  • A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight. (noun)
  • The flag of a nation, state, or army. (noun)
  • A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club. (noun)
  • A headline spanning the width of a newspaper page. (noun)
  • Botany See standard. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "banner" in a sentence
  • "The red top refers to the color of the title banner at the top of the paper."
  • "This includes the blog posts, the menus, the title banner, and so forth."
  • "Earth Day in the title banner - this seems like the perfect set up for an awareness campaign around Earth Day 2009."