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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fanion  \Fan"ion\,  n.  [See  {Fanon}.] 
  1.  (Mil.)  A  small  flag  sometimes  carried  at  the  head  of  the 
  baggage  of  a  brigade.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  A  small  flag  for  marking  the  stations  in  surveying. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fanion 
  n  :  a  small  flag  used  by  surveyors  or  soldiers  to  mark  a 
  position 




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