Medal of Honor

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Medal of Honor

n.
The Congressional Medal of Honor.
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Medal of Honor

n
(Military) the highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress for conspicuous bravery in action: instituted in 1861 (Navy), 1862 (Army)
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Med′al of Hon′or


n.
a Congressional award for exceptional gallantry and bravery in combat: the highest U.S. military decoration.
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Noun1.Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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