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The action or process of waving a banner or banners; (figurative) zealous promotion of or support for an ideology, campaign, or cause.
That waves a banner or banners; (figurative) that supports a campaign or cause; politically active, zealous.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George A. Sala (1828–1895), journalist.
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