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There is a nutmeg in the hoist — nutmeg is a big crop there.
The seven stars stand for the seven parishes.
Roy Stilling and David Kendall, 01 Oct 1996
The nutmeg kernel is red rather than black.
Graham Bartram, 04 Nov 1998
The yellow star on a red disc stands for the Borough of St
George’s, Grenada’s capital, and the other six stars stand for
the remaining six parishes [St. Andrew, St. David, St. John,
St. Mark, St. Patrick, and the Grenadines]. In the official
interpretation, the red stands for courage and vitality, the
yellow for wisdom and warmth, and the green for vegetation and
Ivan Sache, 31 Jan 2000, quoting from [rya97]
The Grenadines consist of two groups, the Northern and the Southern
Grenadines; the latter belong to Grenada, among which are Carriacou,
Petite Martinique, Diamind island, Ronde island, Les Tantes, Caille
island, London Bridge island, The Sisters, Green island, Bird island. In
total there are c. 600 Grenadines. 34,5 sq. km. belong to Grenada; 45,3
sq. km. to St. Vincent.
(source: Fischer Weltalmanach 2000)
Jarig Bakker, 03 Feb 2000
The Album 2000 [pay00] says
« 3:5» and give these values.
Željko Heimer, 18 Oct 2001
Is the ratio (border width):(flag height) really different on each flag?
the central portion of the Royal Grenadian Police badge is exactly
the same as the colonial badge…
right down to the badge and web site having the same motto.
Paige Herring, 22 Nov 2003
According to [cos98], then in 1983
the People’s Revolutionary Air Wing was formed but was dissolved this
year following the American invation. No markings were used. Since then
Grenada does’t have an air force of any kind.
Dov Gutterman, 16 Jun 2004
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