What is a Saint Andrew's cross?

What is a Saint Andrew's cross? Here are some definitions.

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  1. A diagonal cross, the figure of a cross that has a form of two intersecting oblique bars.
  2. The national flag of Scotland
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Use of a blue background for the Saint Andrew's Cross is said to date from at least the 15th century.
A saltire, also called Saint Andrew's Cross, is a heraldic symbol in the form of a diagonal cross, like the shape of the letter X in Roman type.
The Saint Andrew's Cross was worn as a badge on hats in Scotland, on the day of the feast of Saint Andrew.
The Flag of Scotland, also known as the Saint Andrew's Cross or more commonly The Saltire, is the national flag of Scotland.
The Flag of Scotland, called The Saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross, is a blue field with a white saltire.
The Cross of Burgundy, a form of the Saint Andrew's Cross, is used in numerous flags across Europe and the Americas.

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