Magen David

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Ma·gen Da·vid

also Mo·gen Da·vid  (mŏ′gən dô′vĭd, dā′vĭd, mä-gĕn′ dä-vēd′)
A six-pointed star, a symbol of Judaism, that is formed by placing two triangles together, one inverted over the other or interlaced. Also called Shield of David, Star of David.

[Hebrew māgēn dāwīd, shield of David : māgēn, shield (from gānan, to cover; see gnn in Semitic roots) + Dāwīd, David; see dwd in Semitic roots.]

Magen David

(ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd) or

Mogen David

(Judaism) Judaism another name for the Star of David
[C20: from Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh shield of David; see David (sense 1)]

Star′ of Da′vid

a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism. Also called Magen David, Shield of David.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Magen David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral trianglesMagen David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
hexagram - a regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
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Following the stabbing on Thursday, Israeli emergency medical service Magen David Adom said in a statement on social media that the soldier was in "light condition," while the Palestinian had been "neutralized" -- the term used in Israel to refer indifferently to when a Palestinian has been injured or killed.
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The Magen David Adom ambulance service said four of the wounded had severely injuries.
The Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel's national emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service, has said that it does not have a stance on the issue and relies on experts and policy makers to decide such matters.