Croix de Guerre

Croix de Guerre

[krwahduh ger]
noun
a French military award for heroism in battle.

Origin:
1910–15; < French: literally, cross of war

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Croix de Guerre (krwa də ɡɛr)
 
n
a French military decoration awarded for gallantry in battle: established 1915
 
[literally: cross of war]

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