Greek cross


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Greek cross

n.
A cross formed by two bars of equal length crossing in the middle at right angles to each other.
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Greek cross

n
(Heraldry) a cross with each of the four arms of the same length
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Greek′ cross′


n.
a cross consisting of an upright crossed in the middle by a horizontal piece of the same length.
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Noun1.Greek cross - a cross with each of the four arms the same lengthGreek cross - a cross with each of the four arms the same length
Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
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It was paved with red and yellow tiles, on which alternately were a Greek Cross and the Lamb of God.
Close by is the Greek Orthodox Church of the Wedding Feast, built in the shape of a Greek cross and surmounted by a distinctive dome.
For n = 5 we like the "Greek Cross" square constructed from the following grid.