Croix de Guerre

[ krwahduh -ger ]
/ krwɑdə ˈgɛr /

noun

a French military award for heroism in battle.

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Origin of Croix de Guerre

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Croix de Guerre

Croix de Guerre
/ French (krwa də ɡɛr) /

noun

a French military decoration awarded for gallantry in battle: established 1915

Word Origin for Croix de Guerre

literally: cross of war
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