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Meaning of "Celtic cross" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CELTIC CROSS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CELTIC CROSS

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preposition
conjunction
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Celtic cross is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CELTIC CROSS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Celtic cross

Celtic cross

Celtic cross is a symbol that combines a cross with a ring surrounding the intersection. It belongs to a kind of crosses with a nimbus. In the Celtic Christian world it was combined with the Christian cross and this design was often used for high crosses – a free-standing cross made of stone and often richly decorated. With the Celtic Revival the shape, usually decorated with interlace and other motifs from Insular art, became popular for funerary monuments and other uses, and has remained so, spreading well beyond Ireland.

Definition of Celtic cross in the English dictionary

The definition of Celtic cross in the dictionary is a Latin cross with a broad ring surrounding the point of intersection.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CELTIC CROSS

Celsius
Celsius scale
celt
Celtiberian
Celtic
Celtic Sea
Celtically
Celticism
Celticist
Celtist

WORDS THAT END LIKE CELTIC CROSS

across
autocross
backcross
come across
crisscross
cross
cut across
cyclo-cross
double cross
double-cross
get across
gross
Latin cross
market cross
motocross
on the cross
put across
rallycross
run across
sign of the cross
single-cross

Synonyms and antonyms of Celtic cross in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Celtic cross» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CELTIC CROSS

Find out the translation of Celtic cross to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Celtic cross from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Celtic cross» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

凯尔特十字架
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cruz celta
570 millions of speakers

English

Celtic cross
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेल्टिक क्रॉस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصليب سلتيك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Кельтский крест
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cruz celta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেল্টিক ক্রস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

croix celtiques
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Salib Celtic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

keltisches Kreuz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ケルト十字
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

셀틱 크로스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Salib Celtic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Celtic cross
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செல்டிக் குறுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सेल्टिक क्रॉस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ingiliz haçı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

croce celtica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Celtic Cross
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Кельтський хрест
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crucea celtica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Celtic σταυρό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Keltiese kruis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Celtic kors
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Celtic Cross
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Celtic cross

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CELTIC CROSS»

The term «Celtic cross» is regularly used and occupies the 73.224 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CELTIC CROSS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Celtic cross

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CELTIC CROSS»

Discover the use of Celtic cross in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Celtic cross and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Beyond the Celtic Cross: Secret Techniques for Taking Tarot ...
For the first time, this book shows how the professionals use secret techniques that take Tarot readings to new and exciting levels. It goes beyond the surface levels of the Tarot spread and explores the hidden depths.
Paul Hughes-Barlow, Catherine Chapman, 2009
2
Symbolism of the Celtic Cross
In Symbolism of the Celtic Cross, Derek Bryce traces the pagan-Christian link of the essential symbolism of the axis-mundi from standing stones and market crosses (at crossroads and not always "crosses" in form) to the inscribed slabs and ...
Derek Bryce, 1995
3
Celtic Cross: Croes Celtaidd
Bryce's fascinating history of the development of the cross is complemented by line illustrations of rare, ornamental Celtic crosses from such places as Brittany, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Cumbria, Ireland, and Cornwall.
Derek Bryce, 2002
4
Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
Her instructions and charts simplify the translation of Celtic designs into counted cross stitch patterns.
Carol Phillipson, 2000
5
Tarot Journaling: Using the Celtic Cross to Unveil Your ...
Delivers tools to record and reflect upon the stories told by the cards, revealing tips for turning negative energy into positive brainstorming, innovative ideas for protecting privacy, and how to save time when recording readings.
Corrine Kenner, 2006
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Celtic Cross Stitch: Over 40 Small, Exciting and Innovative ...
“This compilation is notable for its wealth of small, colorful projects inspired by elements of Celtic design such as knotwork, spirals, fanciful animals, and religious motifs.
Anne Orr, Lesley Clarke, 2004
7
Celtic Cross-Stitch
Presents cross-stitch designs inspired by Celtic symbols including swords, birds, crosses, serpents, and sacred beasts
Mike Vickery, 1997
8
Celtic Cross Velvet Bag
Attractive, convenient, and useful, tarot bags are the perfect way to safely store and protect your valuable decks. Two standard size (2.6 x 4.7 inches) decks fit nicely inside each of these embroidered bags.
Lo Scarabeo, 2009
9
Celtic Cross Stitch: 30 Alphabet, Animal, and Knotwork Projects
Instructions and patterns for counted cross-stitch projects include bookmarks, placemats, pillow covers, jewelry, Christmas decorations, and handkerchiefs
Gail Lawther, 1996
10
Celtic Cross Stitch Samplers
Describes the materials and techniques used for such needlework projects as eyeglass cases, pincushions, tea cosies, book covers, evening bags, wall hangings, and napkins
Angela Wainwright, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CELTIC CROSS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Celtic cross is used in the context of the following news items.
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Restoration continues at Kinnelon chapel
Two additional areas were added to the chapel circa 1890, in part to house a large Tiffany window in the form of a Celtic cross. Tiffany tried to ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
WWE Beast in the East Results: Kevin Owens vs Finn Balor
... the action returns to the ring, Owens is quick to establish control for the first time in the contest, dropping him with a modified Celtic Cross. «Daily DDT, Jul 15»
3
Kernow: Thomas Flamank Commemoration
The commemoration service occurred at the town wall in Bodmin next to the Celtic cross where the CNP has a dedication plaque to this son of ... «Celtic News, Jul 15»
4
Cooper dropped in Kerry show of strength
The Kingdom's subs list is a who's who of All-Ireland stars – multiple Celtic Cross winners Aidan O'Mahony and Darren O'Sullivan haven't been ... «the Irish News, Jul 15»
5
Tyler, the Creator courts provocation
A recent T-shirt from his clothing line, GOLF, juxtaposes the LGBT rainbow flag with an image of the Celtic cross, which is often associated with ... «Straight.com, Jul 15»
6
Charity cycling group rolls into Jeffersonville
The church also dedicated new custom-designed bike racks in the shapes of an arch, a fish and a Celtic cross for the occasion. The church is ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
7
Dermot Carlin latest Tyrone retirement
... a member of the panel in 2005 when Tyrone won All-Ireland honours a second time, but added another Celtic Cross to his collection in 2008. «the Irish News, Jul 15»
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Kilkenny legend Tommy Walsh chose retirement on losing starting …
He was delighted to have won a Celtic Cross alongside his younger sibling, who wore the No5 jersey against Tipperary that Walsh had made ... «BreakingNews.ie, Jun 15»
9
There's still room for big men and small men in the game
... more regulated access allowed nowadays (although most players probably still wouldn't mind talking if they'd just collected a Celtic Cross). «the Irish News, Jun 15»
10
1200-year-old Anglo-Saxon sculpture is stolen from Malton church
“It is a piece of history, we think it was part of an original Celtic cross, we are probably talking about 8th century. This has been there for a very ... «Yorkshire Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Celtic cross [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/celtic-cross>. Jul 2020 ».
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