Red Crescent

Red Crescent

noun
an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries.
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Red Crescent
 
n
a national branch of or the emblem of the Red Cross Society in a Muslim country

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Red Crescent n.

  1. A branch of the Red Cross organization operating in a Muslim country.

  2. The crescent-shaped emblem of such a branch.

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