Definition of Red Cross

1. Noun. An international organization that cares for the sick or wounded or homeless in wartime.




Definition of Red Cross

1. Proper noun. An international humanitarian organization that cares for the wounded, sick, and homeless. ¹

2. Proper noun. The symbol of this organization. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Red Cross

1. An international agency providing various humanitarian services. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Cross

red cell
red cell adherence phenomenon
red cell adherence test
red cell cast
red cent
red cents
red chip
red circle rate
red clay
red clover
red coat
red cole
red coral
red corpuscle
red corpuscles
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red currant
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red deer
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red dog
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red drop effect

Literary usage of Red Cross

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Survey 38: 486-7 S l 47 Home service; the work of the American Red cross in the ... Lit Digest 55: 33 S 22 '17 How Red cross money Is handled and spent. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Red cross —Continued. American war relief funds for soldiers and for non-combatants, il. ... Red cross society—an Ideal hospital—foreign KG's. and KCB's. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"Again will you please forget the definitions of the American Red Cross which ... First, the American Red Cross is an organization of about 25000000 folks— ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1921)
"At the last moment the appropriations for these objects were struck out by the Board of Estimate; the Health Commissioner turned to the Red Cross for ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"At the last moment the appropriations for these objects were struck out by the Board of Estimate; the Health Commissioner turned to the Red Cross for ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A Russian Order of the Red Cross was instituted in 1878 and conferred by the empress ... Red Cross SOCIETIES, a general name for those societies founded for ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A Russian Order of the Red Cross was instituted in 1878 and conferred by the empress ... Red Cross SOCIETIES, a general name for those societies founded for ..."

8. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"ISp '19 Apply to Congressmen Red cross • American Red cross. ... 16p '19 Washington, DC Peace-time programme of the Red cross society. JG Fitzgerald. ..."

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