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Noun

Singular
pennant

Plural
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  1. A flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition: as
    the broad pennant flown by commodores
    the church pennant indicating religious services are taking place aboard ship
    the commissioning pennant flown on ceremonial occasions
  2. A flag representing the championship of a baseball league.
  3. The championship of a baseball league.

Usage notes

Not to be confused with pedant - one overly concerned with correctness, nor with pendant - a piece of jewelry.

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