Star of David
Mogen David Mogen David, n. [Hebrew, shield of David.] A hexagram[1a], when used as the symbol of Judaism; called also {Magen David} and {Star of David}. It is included on the flag of the state of Israel

Syn: Star of David, Magen David. [PJC]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Star of David — n. [transl. < Heb magen david, lit., shield of David] a six pointed star formed of two, often interlaced, equilateral triangles: a symbol of Judaism and now of the State of Israel: as a mystic symbol in the Middle Ages, called Solomon s Seal …   English World dictionary

  • Star of David — noun singular a star with six points formed by putting a TRIANGLE upside down on top of another triangle. It is used to represent Judaism and the state of Israel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Star of David — ► NOUN ▪ a six pointed figure consisting of two interlaced equilateral triangles, used as a Jewish and Israeli symbol …   English terms dictionary

  • Star of David — This article is about the use of the hexagram as a Jewish symbol. For other uses, see Hexagram. Jewish Star redirects here. For the newspaper, see The Jewish Star. The Star of David, known in Hebrew as the Shield of David or Magen David (Hebrew… …   Wikipedia

  • Star of David — noun a six pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Shield of David, ↑Magen David, ↑Mogen David, ↑Solomon s seal • Hypernyms: ↑emblem, ↑allegory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Star of David — Magen David Magen David, n. [Hebrew, shield of David.] A hexagram[1a], when used as the symbol of Judaism; called also {Mogen David} and {Star of David}. It is included on the flag of Israel Syn: Star of David, Mogen David. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Star of David — Star′ of Da′vid n. jud a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism Also called Magen David Shield of David …   From formal English to slang

  • Star of David — Star of Da|vid [ˌsta:r əv ˈdeıvıd] n [C usually singular] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: David 10th century BC king of Judah and Israel] a star with six points that represents the Jewish religion or Israel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Star of David — Judaic symbol consisting of two superimposed equilateral triangles forming a six pointed star; device also called the Seal of Solomon or the Shield of David …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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