cross of Lorraine


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cross of Lorraine

n
(Heraldry) a cross with two horizontal bars above and below the midpoint of the vertical bar, the lower longer than the upper
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cross′ of Lorraine′


n.
a cross having two crosspieces, the upper shorter than the lower.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.cross of Lorraine - a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the uppercross of Lorraine - a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper
Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
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