Hakenkreuz

Hakenkreuz

[hah-kuhn-kroits]
noun, plural Hakenkreuze [hah-kuhn-kroi-tsuh] . German.
a swastika, especially that used as the emblem of the Nazi party and the Third Reich.
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Hakenkreuz (ˈhɑːkənˌkrɔɪts)
 
n
the swastika
 
[literally: hooked cross]

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Hakenkreuz
1931, proper Ger. name for the Nazi swastika (q.v.).
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