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Pennant may refer to:

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  • Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag
    • Commissioning pennant, the traditional sign of a warship, flown from its masthead while the ship is in commission
    • Broad pennant, flown from the masthead of a British Royal Navy ship to indicate the presence of a commodore on board
    • Pennant (church), flown by navies during services on board ships
  • Pennant number, a number used to identify ships by the British Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth
  • Pennant (sports), a commemorative flag displayed or flown by a league-winning team
    • Pennant race, the race to clinch the division title in a regular baseball season
  • Pennant (military), a tapering flag historically carried for identification purposes by cavalry detachments, attached to lances or standard poles.
  • Pennant, a reference to Flag and pennant patterns in technical analysis of a stock market chart




  • Pennant, the common name of the dragonfly genus Celithemis
  • Pennant (automobile) (1924–25), manufactured by the Barley Motor Car Co. in Kalamazoo, Michigan, US
  • The Pennant, a newspaper in Penola, South Australia
  • Vympel, Russian for "Pennant", a Spetznas unit specialised in infiltration and assassination
  • Pennant Measures, a stratigraphic division of the South Wales Coal Measures and including the Pennant Sandstone
  • Pennant station, a light rail station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States