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February 29, 2024

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This Caribbean Island nation and self-governing territory of the UK introduced its current flag on May 30, 1990.  It features the British flag in the upper hoist-side quadrant, recognizing the country’s relationship with the UK, and the national coat of arms in the center depicting three orange dolphins in an interlocking circular design jumping out of the sea, represented by a turquoise-blue field below them.  The three dolphins, adopted from this island nation’s earlier Three Dolphin Flag, reflect the national motto:  Unity, Strength, and Endurance.  The dolphin is also a national symbol, and their circular arrangement on the flag represents continuity.  Can you name this country?  (hint: please refer to the Flags of the World page and the National Symbols page)


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