Red Cross


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red cross

(red kros),
A red Geneva cross on a white background, an international sign to identify medical and other personnel caring for the sick and wounded and facilities devoted to their care in times of war; also the emblem of the American Red Cross.

Red Cross

n.
1. Abbr. RC
a. An international organization that cares for the wounded, sick, and homeless in wartime, according to the terms of the Geneva Convention of 1864, and now also during and following natural disasters.
b. A national branch of this organization.
2. The emblem of this organization, a Geneva cross or a red Greek cross on a white background.

Red Cross

A regional term for marijuana
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