How to Pronounce crescent?

Correct pronunciation for the word "crescent" is [kɹˈɛsənt], [kɹˈɛsənt], [k_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_ə_n_t].

"Crescent" in context

The crescent or crescent moon is a shape seen in a variety of contexts and has many different meanings. It is an iconic symbol of Islam, representing the Islamic faith, and is used as part of many Muslim flags. It is said to have represented the Ottoman Empire, and is often used as a symbol of victory. In astronomy, it is the shape seen when the Moon is between new lunar phase and first quarter. It is also associated with some religious movements, such as Wicca and Paganism, as well as some cultures of ancient civilizations like Assyro-Babylonian.

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