A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
- The mayor hung a banner across Main Street to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary.
(journalism) The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
(Internet, television) A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
(heraldry) The principal standard of a knight.
A person etc. who bans something.
An administrative subdivision in .
- They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.
* banner roll
Exceptional; very good.
- It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.
- 1965 was a banner year for the company; it produced a million widgets for the first time.
, author=New-Hampshire Missionary Society
, title=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society, Volumes 50-57
, magazine=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society
, publisher=Steam power press of McFarland & Jenks
, passage=The year just closed has been the banner year for New-Hampshire Home Missions. The amount raised for the cause is $505,38 more than ever was raised before in any one year.
* bannerette (banner only)
A noble, knighted feudal lord who has the right to lead his vassals to battle under his own banner
A small banner.
(military, historical) A .
* 1936 , The Periodical (), volumes 21–22,
A civil officer in some Swiss cantons.
- A list of new titles was manufactured as follows: Ensign'', ''Lieutenant'', ''Flight-Leader'', ''Squadron-Leader'', ''Reeve'', ''Banneret''''', ''Fourth-Ardian'', ''Third-Ardian'', ''Second-Ardian'', ''Ardian'', ''Air Marshal''. […O]ne may regret “' Banneret ”, which has a flavour and associations, more especially as the leader of a formation in the air went into battle flying a streamer which formed a rallying mark as did the banner of the knight for his vassals.
* (lord) (l)