Congressional Medal
noun Date: 1910 Medal of Honor

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  • Congressional Medal — n. see MEDAL OF HONOR …   English World dictionary

  • Congressional Medal of Honor — Die Medal of Honor der US Army Die Medal of Honor (dt. Ehrenmedaille) ist eine sternförmige Medaille und die höchste Auszeichnung der amerikanischen Streitkräfte für herausragende Tapferkeit im Kampfeinsatz. Da das Ehrenzeichen vom Präsidenten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Congressional Medal of Honor — Congressional Med|al of Hon|or, the also the Medal of Honor a special ↑medal given to members of the US armed forces who have performed acts of very great bravery. It is the highest military honour in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Congressional Medal of Honor — noun the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action above and beyond the call of duty • Syn: ↑Medal of Honor • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑laurel wreath, ↑medal, ↑medallion, ↑palm, ↑ribbon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Congressional Medal of Honor — (also the Medal of Honor) the highest military award in the US. It was established in 1862 and is given by the US Congress for special personal courage. A total of 125 were given in World War I, 433 in World War II, 131 in the Korean War and 239… …   Universalium

  • Congressional Medal of Honor. — See Medal of Honor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Congressional Medal of Honor —  for the highest U.S. military honor, is not strictly correct. It is awarded by Congress, but its correct title is simply the Medal of Honor …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Congressional Medal of Honor. — See Medal of Honor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Congressional Medal of Honor, the — Con|gres|sion|al Med|al of Hon|or, the [ kən,greʃnəl ,medl əv anər ] the most important military honor in the U.S., given to soldiers who have been extremely brave …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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