hammer and sickle


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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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When stars and stripes met hammer and sickle; the Chautauqua Conferences on U.S.-Soviet relations, 1985-1989.
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.
A few days before Bush's arrival, a government spokesman, Guivi Targamadze, warned on public television against any "individual attempting to speak ill of our country or of Mister Bush." Unlike in Moscow, Bush was not greeted here with banners showing Lenin or the hammer and sickle. Georgian soldiers are on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan.