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Grangettes commune (Fribourg/Freiburg canton, Switzerland)

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Grangettes

[Flag of Grangettes]
by Pascal Gross

Azure, between two Mullets Argent on a Bend of the same three Barns Gules.

Zeljko Heimer, 25 October 2000

In French, a "grange" is a barn*, and a "grangette" (a common toponym in Romand Swiss and Savoy) is probably a barn of smaller size.  This flag is canting.
*Note that a "grange" in this area is more than a barn: it was the small house located in median elevation inhabited during the summer season by the whole family and cattle.
 
Ivan Sache, 24 October 2000





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