Star of David

noun phrase

Star of Da·​vid -ˈdā-vəd How to pronounce Star of David (audio)

Examples of Star of David in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of the placards sit at one of the points forming from the fountain, which sits on a shape resembling the Star of David. Zachary Smith, cleveland, 21 Aug. 2023 On her headstone is both a cross and a Star of David. Parul Sehgal, The New Yorker, 14 Aug. 2023 However, the team, which features a Star of David on its crest, is also accepting of those who are not of the Jewish faith, welcoming Muslims and Christians onto its roster. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 12 Aug. 2023 Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, was suspended from Twitter after posting a picture of a swastika inside of a Star of David, which Twitter owner Elon Musk said violated the company's policy against inciting violence. Justin Klawans, The Week, 30 July 2023 The 46-year-old rapper’s return to the social media platform comes after Elon Musk suspended him from Twitter in December after West posted an image of a swastika inside a Star of David. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 30 July 2023 The social network reinstated the rapper's account on Saturday, eight months after suspending him for posting a Nazi swastika inside the Star of David. Emily Price, PCMAG, 30 July 2023 Last December, West, who performs under the name Ye, posted an image that appeared to show a swastika interlaced with a Star of David, prompting X owner Elon Musk to suspend the artist from the platform. CBS News, 30 July 2023 Stacy paid $12,000 for the Star of David’s services, according to The Washington Post. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 21 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Star of David was in 1899

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“Star of David.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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Star of David

Star of Da·​vid -ˈdā-vəd How to pronounce Star of David (audio)
: a 6-pointed star used as a symbol of Judaism

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