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hammer and sickle

n.
An emblem of the Communist movement signifying the alliance of workers and peasants.
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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
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hammer and sickle - the emblem on the flag of the Soviet Union
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
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Translations
hammer och segl
srp i čekić
hammer och sigd
srp i čekić
hammaren och skäran

hammer and sickle

n singHammer und Sichel pl
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hammer and sickle

n the hammer and sicklela falce e il martello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Hammer And Sickel was the subject of several hefty wagers, including one of pounds 15,000 to win pounds 5,000.