Geneva cross

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Geneva cross

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.

[After GenevaSwitzerland.]

Gene′va cross′

a red Greek cross on a white background, displayed to distinguish ambulances, hospitals, and persons belonging to the Red Cross Society.
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Look for a woman in a black dress, with the Red Geneva Cross on her shoulder; she is a nurse in the French ambulance.
Samuel will now undergo a 20-week course at the Defence Medical Services Training Group at Keogh Barracks in Aldershot and on completion, Samuel will be awarded the distinctive red Geneva cross.

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