What Is the French Flag Called?

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The French flag is generally called the French Tricolour or simply the Tricolour by the English. The French commonly refer to the flag as 'drapeau tricolore', a tricolour means that three colours are featured, and in this case vertical stripes of royal blue, white and red are featured respectively from the hoist side of the French flag. The 'tricolore' was derived from cockades (circular rosette-like emblems attached to the hat ) used during the french revolution.
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The tricolor was adopted by the French Revolution in 1794. Lafayette, commander of the National Guard, suggested the white be added between blue and red. The Bourbon Monarchy was
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Le drapeau de Quebec there should be an accent aigu over the first "e" but I didn't feel like finding the character.
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The National Flag of France is known in French as the drapeau tricolore, drapeau français, and in military parlance, les couleurs. In English, it is known as the Tricolour because of its three distinct colours: Royal blue, red and white. Blue and red are the traditional colours of Paris, used on the city's coat of arms.
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