Bronze Star


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Bronze Star

n.
A US military decoration awarded either for heroism or for meritorious achievement in ground combat.

Bronze′ Star′


n.
a U.S. military decoration awarded for heroism or achievement in military operations other than those involving aerial flights.
Also called Bronze′ Star′ Med`al.
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Noun1.Bronze Star - a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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