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cross of Lorraine

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cross of Lor·raine \-lə-ˈrān, -lȯ-\

Definition of cross of Lorraine

  1. :  a cross with two crossbars the lower one of which is longer than the upper one and intersects the upright below its center; also :  patriarchal cross — see cross illustration



Origin and Etymology of cross of lorraine

Lorraine, France


First Known Use: circa 1889


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