Distinguished Service Cross


Definition of Distinguished Service Cross

1 : a British military decoration awarded for distinguished service against the enemy
2 : a U.S. Army decoration awarded for extraordinary heroism during operations against an armed enemy

First Known Use of Distinguished Service Cross

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Distinguished Service Cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Distinguished%20Service%20Cross. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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