Geneva cross
noun Etymology: from its adoption by the Geneva convention Date: circa 1889 Red Cross

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Geneva cross — Geneva Ge*ne va, prop. n. The chief city of Switzerland. [1913 Webster] {Geneva Bible}, a translation of the Bible into English, made and published by English refugees in Geneva (Geneva, 1560; London, 1576). It was the first English Bible printed …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geneva cross — n. RED CROSS (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Geneva Cross — (see Cross of Geneva) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Geneva cross — Gene′va cross′ n. a red Greek cross on a white background, displayed to distinguish ambulances, hospitals, and persons belonging to the Red Cross Society • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Geneva cross — a red Greek cross on a white background, displayed to distinguish ambulances, hospitals, and persons belonging to the Red Cross Society. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Geneva cross — /dʒənivə ˈkrɒs/ (say juhneevuh kros) noun a red Greek cross on a white ground, displayed in war, etc., to distinguish ambulances, hospitals, and persons serving them; Red Cross …   Australian English dictionary

  • geneva cross — noun Usage: usually capitalized G : red cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geneva cross — noun see red cross I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geneva — Ge*ne va, prop. n. The chief city of Switzerland. [1913 Webster] {Geneva Bible}, a translation of the Bible into English, made and published by English refugees in Geneva (Geneva, 1560; London, 1576). It was the first English Bible printed in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geneva Bible — Geneva Ge*ne va, prop. n. The chief city of Switzerland. [1913 Webster] {Geneva Bible}, a translation of the Bible into English, made and published by English refugees in Geneva (Geneva, 1560; London, 1576). It was the first English Bible printed …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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