from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a red Greek cross on a white ground; -- the flag and badge adopted in the Geneva convention.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A red Greek cross on a white ground, displayed on flags and armlets for the protection, in time of war, of persons serving ambulances and hospitals, and of citizens rendering help to the sick and wounded. See Geneva convention.


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