Lorraine cross
noun Date: 1898 cross of Lorraine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lorraine cross — Lorraine′ cross′ n. cross of Lorraine • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lorraine cross — noun a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper • Syn: ↑cross of Lorraine • Hypernyms: ↑Cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lorraine cross. — See cross of Lorraine. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lorraine cross. — See cross of Lorraine. [1915 20] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross of Lorraine — This article is about the symbol. For the film, see The Cross of Lorraine. The Cross of Lorraine (French: Croix de Lorraine) is originally a heraldic cross. The two barred cross consists of a vertical line crossed by two smaller horizontal bars.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross — For information on the Christian symbol, see Christian cross. For other uses, see Cross (disambiguation). A Greek cross (all arms of equal length) above a saltire, a cross whose limbs are slanted A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorraine (duchy) — For the modern day administrative région of Lorraine, see Lorraine (region). Duchy of (Upper) Lorraine Duché de (Haute )Lorraine (fr) Herzogtum (Ober )Lothringen (de) State of the Holy Roman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • cross of Lorraine — noun a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper • Syn: ↑Lorraine cross • Hypernyms: ↑Cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Cape Colored, Christogram, Eurasian, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, John Hancock, Latin cross, Malacca cane, Maltese cross, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, abjure …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Lorraine (province) — Lorraine ( fr. Lorraine, de. Lothringen) is a historical area in present day northeast France. Some of the main cities are Metz, Nancy and Verdun.HistoryLotharingiaLorraine was originally an independent kingdom. It was created in 843, when the… …   Wikipedia

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