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swastika

noun [C] uk   /ˈswɒs.tɪ.kə/  us   /ˈswɑː.stɪ-/
a symbol in the form of a cross with each of its arms bent at a 90° angle half way along, used in the 20th century as the symbol of the Nazi party
Translations of “swastika”
in Vietnamese chữ vạn, chữ thập ngoặc…
in Spanish esvástica, cruz gamada…
in Thai เครื่องหมายนาซี…
in Malaysian swastika…
in French croix gammée…
in German das Hakenkreuz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 卍字飾(20世紀納粹黨的黨徽)…
in Indonesian swastika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卍字饰(20世纪纳粹党的党徽)…
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