peace symbol


Definition of peace symbol 

: the symbol ☮ used to signify peace

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That, and ride more dirt, stay way over on pavement, don’t engage negatively with haters (the peace symbol is better than the bird), and put a light on your bike. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, "The Troubling Rise of the Ghost Bike," 9 July 2018 His profile shot shows him in a black baseball cap with a peace symbol. Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, "Teen suspect in Santa Fe shooting promoted ‘born to kill’ shirt, German nationalist symbols on Facebook," 18 May 2018

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of peace symbol

: the symbol ☮ that is used to say that peace is wanted instead of war

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