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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An international organization that cares for the wounded, sick, and homeless in wartime, according to the terms of the Geneva Convention of 1864, and now also during and following natural disasters.
  • n. A national branch of this organization.
  • n. The emblem of this organization, a Geneva cross or a red Greek cross on a white background.

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