Definition of pentagram
: a figure of a 5-pointed star usually made with alternate points connected by a continuous line and used as a magic or occult symbol; also : a similar 6-pointed star (such as a Solomon's seal)
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All of the prints were designed by O'Shea's friend and collaborator Benny Robinson—who also redesigned the Brioni logo for O'Shea—and featured zombie hula dancers, pot leaves, and pentagrams.
In the pentagram controversy, teacher Preston Smith received permission from the city of Boca Raton to install a Satanic display in Sanborn Square during the Christmas season.
Last year, a Boca Raton Middle School teacher installed a Satanic pentagram in a public park in Boca Raton, spurring some parents to seek the instructor’s removal.
The cross will return to the park, but so will a memorial donated by the Satanic Temple, a political organization that promotes freedom of religious expression using satanic symbolism like the pentagram and a strong sense of satire.
The result of a campaign by the Satanic Temple, the monument will be a black box with an upturned helmet on top, while the inverted pentagram will decorate the side of the box.
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PENTAGRAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pentagram for English Language Learners
: a shape that is like a star with five points formed by five straight lines and that is often used as a magic or religious symbol
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