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Red Cross (sense )
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A red Greek or St. George's cross on a white ground, used as a symbol by the Red Cross and as a sign of neutrality.
Origin: After Geneva, Switzerland.