Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A symbol consisting of two overlapped equilateral triangles forming a star with six points, used as a symbol of Judaism. It is also called Magen David, Mogen David, and Shield of David, and is shaped identically to the hexagram and Solomon's seal. It is used on the flag of the modern state of Israel.

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  • proper noun The Star or Shield of David is a generally recognized symbol of Jewish Community and Judaism.

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  • noun a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism

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Examples

  • "Part of the supposed 'evidence' for my antisemitism is the fact that I've used the Star of David, which is a symbol of Judaism," he says wearily.

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  • The symbol for the fourth chakra, therefore, is the familiar six-pointed Star of David, which is formed by two triangles overlapping each other.

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  • The symbol for the fourth chakra, therefore, is the familiar six-pointed Star of David, which is formed by two triangles overlapping each other.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • "Part of the supposed 'evidence' for my antisemitism is the fact that I've used the Star of David, which is a symbol of Judaism," he says wearily.

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  • The Star of David is the universal symbol of Judaism

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  • There's the Star of David, which is Israel, and then there's a wall, which is the wall, and then there's a pyramid, which represents "building," because in order to have a pyramid, you have to build it, see.

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  • There's the Star of David, which is Israel, and then there's a wall, which is the wall, and then there's a pyramid, which represents "building," because in order to have a pyramid, you have to build it, see.

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  • Some of those amazing architecture and symbols are the Star of David which is a universal symbol of Judaism, The Western Wall, and the many synagogues around the world.

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  • TRIPOLI—Wearing prayer tassels, a yarmulke and Star of David pendant, the man who says he is the first Libyan Jew to return to the country since Moammar Gadhafi's ouster on Sunday reopened the city's lone synagogue for the first time in 44 years.

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  • That fact may help explain why simultaneously there were anti-Mubarak protesters holding posters with President Mubarak's face covered by the reviled Star of David, even as pro-Mubarak forces depicted western media as spies for Israel and protesters as agents of "outside forces."

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