Distinguished Service Cross
noun Date: 1914 1. a British military decoration awarded for distinguished service against the enemy 2. a United States Army decoration awarded for extraordinary heroism during operations against an armed enemy

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  • Distinguished Service Cross — The Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.) is a military decoration for courage. Different versions exist for different countries. Distinguished Service Cross (Australia) Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom) Distinguished Service Cross… …   Wikipedia

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  • Distinguished Service Cross — noun a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy • Hypernyms: ↑decoration, ↑laurel wreath, ↑medal, ↑medallion, ↑palm, ↑ribbon * * * U.S. Army. a bronze medal awarded for extraordinary heroism in military… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distinguished Service Cross — Distin′guished Serv′ice Cross n. mil a U.S. Army bronze medal awarded for extraordinary heroism in military action against an armed enemy Abbr.: D.S.C …   From formal English to slang

  • Distinguished Service Cross — U.S. Army. a bronze medal awarded for extraordinary heroism in military action against an armed enemy. Abbr.: D.S.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • distinguished service cross — medal given to honor exceptional heroism in combat (in the U.S. and British military) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Distinguished Service Cross (United States) — Distinguished Service Cross Current Distinguished Service Cross Awarded by United States Army Type Medal Eligibility …   Wikipedia

  • Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom) — Distinguished Service Cross Obverse of the medal. Ribbon: 36mm, three …   Wikipedia

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