Saint Andrew's Cross


noun
  1. an X-shaped cross.

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British Dictionary definitions for Saint Andrew's Cross

Saint Andrew's Cross

nounusually abbreviated to: St Andrew's Cross
  1. a diagonal cross with equal arms

  2. a white diagonal cross on a blue ground

Origin of Saint Andrew's Cross

1
C18: so called because Saint Andrew, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus, is reputed to have been crucified on a cross of this shape

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