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Geneva cross Syllabification: Ge·ne·va cross

Definition of Geneva cross in English:


A red cross on a white background, used to identify medical equipment and facilities, especially in war, and as a sign of neutrality.
Example sentences
  • The anchor badge combined neatly with the Geneva cross to form their emblem.
  • He rides about, insecurely on a horse, covered with Geneva crosses, and in a gorgeous uniform with a violet velvet collar.
  • The sergeant's rank is indicated by the chevrons of an acting hospital steward (green and white with the red Geneva cross) with matching stripes down his trousers.
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