fiery cross


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

fiery cross

used as symbolic threat by Ku Klux Klan. [Am. Hist.: Jobes, 387]
See: Bigotry

fiery cross

traditional Highlands call to arms. [Scot. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 324–325]
See: Warning
References in periodicals archive ?
By the end of 2017, China nearly completed installing military facilities in its 'big three' Spratlys islands - Subi, Mischief, and Fiery Cross reefs - complete with airstrips that can handle jumbo jets.
Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, meanwhile, said Manila would lodge a diplomatic protest over the militarisation of Fiery Cross reef.
The report also stated that more than 200 soldiers are also stationed on Fiery Cross.
In the Fiery Cross Reef, Beijing worked on structures that were spread in 110, 000 square meters of artificial land and seen as larger hangars alongside an airstrip; underground buildings for munitions and other materiel; a large communication building, radar facilities and missile platforms.
This model has gone through another evolution at [the] much-larger bases on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief reefs.
Facilities on Fiery Cross Reef include a 3,000-metre (10,000-foot) runway and Washington is concerned China will use it to press its extensive territorial claims at the expense of weaker rivals.
The Fiery Cross Reef (or Kagitingan Reef) is "very near" to the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG), a 37 hectare nine-island chain that the Philippines has claimed in the Spratlys archipelago, located 257 nautical miles off Palawan, southwestern Philippines.
Another set of photos show more than two dozen Chinese fishing vessels, accompanied by a maritime surveillance ship and a merchant ship, at Fiery Cross Reef, known in the Philippines as Kagitingan Reef, located about 120 nautical miles south of Thitu Island.
Svitzer: Fiery Cross, Ormesby Cross, Phoenix Cross, Svitzer Sun, Svitzer Bootle.
A fiery email may not be as romantic as a fiery cross but it travels faster and farther than a kilted runner.
The chief said: "A fiery email may not be as romantic as a fiery cross but it travels faster and further than a kilted runner.
Good varieties include perfect clove and fiery cross, although the choice is immense.