Croix de Guerre

[krwahduh ger]

noun

a French military award for heroism in battle.

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

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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