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Latin cross

A cross which has an upright much longer than the crossbeam; three arms are the same length, and the fourth lower arm is much longer.

Latin cross

A cross with the vertical bar substantially longer than the horizontal bar.
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He likens the so-called secularization of the Christian cross to the secularization of the Christmas tree.
And then, at the very top of the headstone, it didn't have a Christian cross, it didn't have the Star of David, it had the crescent and a star of the Islamic faith.
Juxtaposed to the Madison plaque at the front center of the Chapel on a table behind the altar, there has stood until very recently a two-foot, bronze-plated Christian cross.
2 Crossing your fingers to bring good luck is an attempt, dating back to the 19 century, to replicate the Christian cross.
As a petition drive failed Wednesday for a ballot initiative to restore a Christian cross to the Los Angeles County seal, some local religious leaders worried that governments - or the nation's highest court - would banish depictions of the Ten Commandments from public buildings across the land.
While it is true that the Confederate Battle Flag has been used by extremist groupslike the KKK,these groups alsodisplay the American Flag and the Christian cross in theirrituals.
To Justice John Paul Stevens, one thing is perfectly clear: The Christian cross in the Mojave National Preserve cannot commemorate all veterans of World War I.
SPRINGFIELD - Concordia ran away with the men's and women's team titles at the Northwest Christian Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at Dorris Ranch Park.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a new seal, replacing one that had a Christian cross on it, after the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California threatened to file suit last year against the decades-old emblem.
The White House, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Capitol sit at the geographic tips of a Christian cross, a cross of wide lawns and water in the heart of the District of Columbia.
Last month, officials discovered that the Christian cross on the two seals could be seen even after they were covered up by decals depicting a new design without a cross.
Speaking of church-state separation, while years of unsuccessful efforts to remove a Christian cross from the crest of Mt.
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