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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As such, the hammer and sickle has been gladly consigned to history, as has the swastika of the Nazi state.
There is no doubt that countries under the former Soviet hammer and sickle - Estonia, the Czech Republic, Poland - have helped the Finnish Presidency and the European Union as a whole to transform its original intended dialogue with Russia, which was slightly cowardly under cover of consensus, into a fuller and more meaningful one.
The wool seemed "dead," processed into comical repeating patterns: Francesco Saroglia's Woolmark logo from 1964, Communism's hammer and sickle, the Playboy bunny, or the export phrase MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY reiterated elegantly in gray on black.
Unlike in Moscow, Bush was not greeted here with banners showing Lenin or the hammer and sickle.
The Hammer and Sickle hung at the side of the Union Flag above the Council House in Birmingham yesterday when a small party of Russian visitors attempted to bring about at least a temporary lull in the Cold War with a warm plea for friendship.
If he had worn a hammer and sickle, nobody would have got excited.