from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A US military decoration awarded to members of the armed forces who have been wounded in action.

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  • noun military A US military decoration awarded in the name of the President of the United States to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after 5 April 1917 with the U.S. military.


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