The crusaders or the
cause they represented.
A hospital or ambulance service
established as a result of, though not provided for by, the Geneva
Convention of 1864; any of the national societies for alleviating the
sufferings of the sick and wounded war, also giving aid and relief
during great calamities; also, a member or worker of such a society; -
- so called from the badge of neutrality; the Geneva Cross.
© Webster 1913.