14 terms

Star Spangled Banner Vocabulary

Define some of the more challenging words in our National Anthem
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dawn
the first appearance of daylight
proudly
showing self-respect; pride or esteem
hailed
saluted
twilight
light in the sky after the sun sets
gleaming
reflecting light
broad
wide
perilous
dangerous
o'er
over (contraction to make it one syllable)
ramparts
a mound of earth raised as protection
gallantly
bravely
streaming
flowing
glare
bright, dazzling light
spangled
glittered (sprinkled with stars)
banner
flag