Definition of Celtic cross noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Celtic cross

BrE BrE//ˌkeltɪk ˈkrɒs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkeltɪk ˈkrɔːs//
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a cross with the vertical part longer than the horizontal part and a circle round the centre Culture It is a version of the Christian symbol of the cross. The most famous crosses of this type are the ancient carved stone crosses found in Ireland.