Medjidie


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Me`dji´di`e


n.1.A silver coin of Turkey formerly rated at twenty, but since 1880 at nineteen, piasters (about 83 cents).
2.A Turkish honorary order established in 1851 by Abdul-Mejid, having as its badge a medallion surrounded by seven silver rays and crescents. It is often conferred on foreigners.
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When she returned to England destitute, commanders in the Crimea raised money for the nurse, who was awarded the British Crimean medal, the Turkish Medjidie and the French Legion of Honour.