Share this entry

Share this page

Celtic cross

Syllabification: Celt·ic cross

Definition of Celtic cross in English:

noun

A Latin cross with a circle around the center.
Example sentences
  • He may process with a Celtic cross and sing a rock version of the Agnus Dei.
  • The white sand, holding more than 100 lit tapers, rests in a box shaped like a Celtic cross.
  • They now take their eternal rest there with members of their family under a Celtic cross in Calvary Cemetery, erected by this writer in 1969.

Definition of Celtic cross in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing