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crucifix

noun [C] uk   /ˈkruː.sɪ.fɪks/ us  
a model or picture representing Jesus Christ on a cross: She always wears a small gold crucifix round her neck.
Translations of “crucifix”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有耶穌像的十字架, 耶穌受難像…
in Russian распятие…
in Turkish çarmıha gerilmiş İsa figürü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有耶稣像的十字架, 耶稣受难像…
in Polish krucyfiks…
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