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Definition of flower children noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

flower children

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(also flower people
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; NAmE
 
)
[plural]
 
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young people in many countries in the 1960s who believed in peace and love, and were against war. They carried flowers or wore them in their hair as a symbol of their beliefs. They were part of the hippie movement, and took part in many peaceful protests against wars, especially the Vietnam War see also flower power