fiery cross


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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
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The man-made Fiery Cross Reef is controlled by China and is located about halfway between the Philippine Island of Palawan and the east coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea.
In 2018, China deployed anti-ship cruise missiles, surface-to-air missiles and electronic jamming equipment on its "big three" islands in the Spratlys Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi Reefs.
China has reportedly established a maritime rescue center in the Kagitingan Reef or Fiery Cross, a Philippine territory being claimed by Beijing.
This contradicts our claim that we have sovereignty over Fiery Cross Reef,' he added.
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.
Honor and her brother sent an email to clan members instead of the "fiery cross" - the old Highland call to arms.
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.
Just last year, China deployed anti-ship cruise missiles, surface-to-air missiles and electronic jamming equipment on its "big three" artificial islands Fiery Cross Reef, Mischief Reef and Subi Reef in the South China Sea.