Distinguished Service Medal

noun

Definition of Distinguished Service Medal

1 : a British military decoration awarded for distinguished conduct in war
2 : a U.S. military decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a wartime duty of great responsibility

First Known Use of Distinguished Service Medal

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Distinguished Service Medal was in 1914

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“Distinguished Service Medal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Distinguished%20Service%20Medal. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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