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hammer and sickle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Politics
hammer and sickleˌhammer and ˈsickle noun [singular]  1 SIGN/SYMBOLthe sign of a hammer crossing a sickle on a red background, used as a sign of communism2 PSthe flag of the former Soviet Union
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hammer and sickleIts plastic jacket bore a gold hammer and sickle.Dark background with a red hammer and sickle in the centre.They unfurled their red hammer and sickle pennants.Next to this break room is an architectural model of a proposed Soviet building in the shape of the hammer and sickle.The cistern of his lav is adorned with the hammer and sickle while the stars and stripes is also strategically placed.
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