Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Star-Spangled Banner”

See all translations

Star-Spangled Banner

noun uk   /ˌstɑː.spæŋ.ɡl̩dˈbæn.ər/ us    /ˌstɑːr.spæŋ.ɡl̩dˈbæn.ɚ/
the national anthem (= song) of the US
Translations of “Star-Spangled Banner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 《星條旗之歌》,美國國歌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 《星条旗之歌》,美国国歌…
(Definition of Star-Spangled Banner from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Star-Spangled Banner?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More