Meaning of “swastika” in the English Dictionary

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"swastika" in British English

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swastikanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈswɒs.tɪ.kə/ us /ˈswɑː.stɪ.kə/

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

(Definition of “swastika” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"swastika" in American English

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swastikanoun [ C ]

us /ˈswɑs·tɪ·kə/

an ancient symbol in the form of a cross with each of its arms bent in the middle at a 90° angle, used as a symbol by Nazis in the 20th century

(Definition of “swastika” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)