Celtic cross (Irish: cros Cheilteach, Scottish Gaelic: crois Cheilteach, Manx: crosh Cheltiagh, Welsh: croes Geltaidd, Cornish: krows keltek, Breton: kroaz geltek) is a symbol that combines a cross with a ring surrounding the intersection; the cross' stem being longer than the other threes' intersection. It belongs to a wider group of crosses with a nimbus. The Celtic Christians combined the Christian cross with the nimbus to create high crosses – a free-standing cross made of stone which was often richly decorated. The Celtic Revival shape, usually decorated with interlace and other motifs from Insular art, became popular for funerary monuments and other uses, and has remained so, spreading well beyond Ireland.

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