Associations to the word «Flagship»

Wiktionary

FLAGSHIP, noun. In a maritime fleet, the ship occupied by the fleet's commander (usually an admiral); it denotes this by flying his flag.
FLAGSHIP, noun. The most important one out of a related group.

Dictionary definition

FLAGSHIP, noun. The chief one of a related group; "it is their flagship newspaper".
FLAGSHIP, noun. The ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag.

Wise words

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