hammer sickle

hammer and sickle

the emblem of the Soviet Union, adopted in 1923 and consisting of an insignia of a hammer with its handle across the blade of a sickle and a star above.
any emblem similar to this, as the flag of Communist parties in some countries.
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hammer and sickle
1.  the emblem on the flag of the former Soviet Union, representing the industrial workers and the peasants respectively
2.  a symbolic representation of the former Soviet Union or of Communism in general

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