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noun

a German medal awarded for outstanding bravery or service during wartime.
(lowercase)Gymnastics. an upright, crosslike position held between the rings, with the arms fully extended laterally and the legs held together and pointed downward.

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Origin of Iron Cross

First recorded in 1870–75
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Iron Cross

noun

the highest decoration for bravery awarded to the German armed forces in wartime: instituted in 1813
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