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Unknown Soldier

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An unidentified soldier killed in war and chosen to be interred with national honors as a representative of all those who died in a war.

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  • proper n. The WWI soldier whose body is buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • proper n. The representative of US military personnel who have died, usually in war, without proper burial.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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Examples

  • After all, if we could break up the Minsk Square - why it was named so is another story - and, along with it the Unknown Soldier as well, we could do anything to any heritage site.

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