swastika: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (swos'ti-ku or, esp. Brit., swas'-), [key]
- a figure used as a symbol or an ornament in the Old World and in America since prehistoric times, consisting of a cross with arms of equal length, each arm having a continuation at right angles.
- this figure as the official emblem of the Nazi party and the Third Reich.
- swastika (Thesaurus)