a burning cross, the rallying symbol of ancient Scotland and later of the Highlanders in case of war; later adopted by other organizations, including the Ku Klux Klan.
a burning cross, used as a symbol by the Ku Klux Klan
a wooden cross with ends charred or dipped in blood formerly used by Scottish Highlanders to summon the clans to battle
- Fiery serpent
(LXX. “deadly,” Vulg. “burning”), Num. 21:6, probably the naja haje of Egypt; some swift-springing, deadly snake (Isa. 14:29). After setting out from their encampment at Ezion-gaber, the Israelites entered on a wide sandy desert, which stretches from the mountains of Edom as far as the Persian Gulf. While traversing this region, the people began to […]
[Italian fye-zaw-le] /Italian ˈfyɛ zɔ lɛ/ noun 1. Giovanni da [Italian jaw-vahn-nee dah] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/ (Show IPA), . 2. a town in central Italy, near Florence: Etruscan and ancient Roman ruins; cathedral. /Italian ˈfiɛːzole/ noun 1. a town in central Italy, in Tuscany near Florence: Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 14 085 (2001) […]
[fee-es-tuh; Spanish fyes-tah] /fiˈɛs tə; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑ/ noun, plural fiestas [fee-es-tuh z; Spanish fyes-tahs] /fiˈɛs təz; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. any festival or festive celebration. 2. (in Spain and Latin America) a festive celebration of a religious holiday. /fɪˈɛstə; Spanish ˈfjesta/ noun 1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint’s […]
[fyes-tah th e taw-raws; English fee-es-tuh dey tawr-ohs, tohr-] /ˈfyɛs tɑ ðɛ ˈtɔ rɔs; English fiˈɛs tə deɪ ˈtɔr oʊs, ˈtoʊr-/ noun, plural fiestas de toros [fyes-tahs th e taw-raws; English fee-es-tuh z dey tawr-ohs, tohr-] /ˈfyɛs tɑs ðɛ ˈtɔ rɔs; English fiˈɛs təz deɪ ˈtɔr oʊs, ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA). Spanish. 1. a bullfight; corrida.