peace symbol

noun
|Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of peace symbol

: the symbol ☮ used to signify peace

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First Known Use of peace symbol

1968

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peace symbol

Definition of peace symbol for English Language Learners

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


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