Croix de Guerre

noun
\ ˌkrwä-di-ˈger How to pronounce Croix de Guerre (audio) \

Definition of Croix de Guerre

: a French military decoration awarded for gallant action in war

First Known Use of Croix de Guerre

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Croix de Guerre

French, literally, war cross

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