Star of David
Star of David Star" of Dav"id A symbol consisting of two overlapped equilateral triangles forming a star with six points, used as a symbol of Judaism. It is also called {Magen David}, {Mogen David}, and {Shield of David}, and is shaped identically to the {hexagram} and {Solomon's seal}. It is used on the flag of the modern state of Israel. [PJC]

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