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Definition of crescent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    crescent

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    NAmE//ˈkrɛsnt//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a curved shape that is wide in the middle and pointed at each end a crescent moon
  2. 2 [countable] (often used in street names) a curved street with a row of houses on it I live at 7 Park Crescent. the city of Bath, with its elegant squares and crescents
  3. 3the Crescent [singular] the curved shape that is used as a symbol of Islam see also the Red Crescent
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: crescent

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