hammer and sickle

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hammer and sickle

n.
An emblem of the Communist movement signifying the alliance of workers and peasants.

hammer and sickle

n
1. (Heraldry) the emblem on the flag of the former Soviet Union, representing the industrial workers and the peasants respectively
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a symbolic representation of the former Soviet Union or of Communism in general

ham′mer and sick′le


n.
the Communist emblem of the Soviet Union, consisting of a hammer with its handle across the blade of a sickle and a star above.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hammer and sickle - the emblem on the flag of the Soviet Union
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
Translations
hammer och segl
srp i čekić
hammer och sigd
srp i čekić
hammaren och skäran

hammer and sickle

n singHammer und Sichel pl

hammer and sickle

n the hammer and sicklela falce e il martello
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With the Bolshevik revolution launched 100 years ago next month, and with the Berlin Wall tumbling down in November of 1989, signaling the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union, it's as good a moment as any to ponder what the impact of the hammer and the sickle, and the role Jews played in promoting, resisting, and grappling with Communism.
Estonian athletes were expected to compete in the name of the Soviet Union, and if they won, they were "honoured" with the Soviet Anthem and the Soviet flag - the hammer and the Sickle.