What does Black Flags mean?

Black Flags meaning in General Dictionary

a company composed originally of Chinese rebels that had been driven into Tonkin by the suppression of Taiping rebellion but later on increased by bands of pirates and adventurers It took a prominent part in fighting the French throughout their hostilities with Anam 1873 85

Sentence Examples with the word Black Flags

Then, on the st Shawwal (15th June 747), the first solemn meeting took place and the black flags were unfolded.

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