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an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries.
Red Crescent
a national branch of or the emblem of the Red Cross Society in a Muslim country

Red Crescent n.

A branch of the Red Cross organization operating in a Muslim country.

The crescent-shaped emblem of such a branch.


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