Military Cross


Military Cross
(abbr MC)
a medal given to British army officers for brave actions. It was created in 1914.

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  • Military Cross — mit Wiederholungsspange Das Military Cross (Dt. Militärkreuz) ist eine militärische Auszeichnung des Vereinigten Königreichs, die an Angehörige der britischen Landstreitkräfte für ausgezeichneten und verdienstvollen Einsatz beim Kampf verliehen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • military cross — noun A decoration awarded for gallantry since 1914, orig to army officers (below major) and warrant officers, but later to other ranks as well (abbrev MC) • • • Main Entry: ↑military * * * Military Cross UK US noun [countable] [singular Military… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Military Cross — n a ↑medal given to British army officers for being brave in battle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Military Cross — noun count a MEDAL given to British soldiers who have been especially brave in a war …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Military Cross — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK and Commonwealth) a decoration awarded for distinguished active service on land (originally for officers) …   English terms dictionary

  • Military Cross — For the Polish military award, see Order of the Military Cross. Military Cross Military Cross Awarded by United Kingdom and Commonwealth …   Wikipedia

  • Military Cross — Croix militaire (Royaume Uni) Croix militaire (Royaume Uni) Décerné(e) par Royaume Uni et Commonwealth Type médaille militaire Éligibilité Britannique, (anciennement) Commonwealth, et forces alliées. Décerné(e) pour …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Military Cross — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Military Cross : singular Military Cross plural Military Crosses a medal that is given to British soldiers who have been especially brave in a war …   English dictionary

  • Military Cross — /mɪlətri ˈkrɒs/ (say miluhtree kros) noun a bravery award in the imperial honours system, the decoration being in the shape of a silver straight armed cross, awarded to members of the armed services for acts of exemplary bravery in the presence… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Military Cross — noun (C) a medal given to British army officers for being brave in battle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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