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Jerusalem cross

Line breaks: Je¦ru|sa¦lem cross

Definition of Jerusalem cross in English:


A cross with arms of equal length each ending in a bar; a cross potent.
Example sentences
  • Bernier notes another intriguing anomaly: rather than the traditional dozen, only nine Jerusalem crosses adorn the church.

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