Legion of Merit

noun phrase

Definition of Legion of Merit

: a U.S. military decoration awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services

First Known Use of Legion of Merit

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Legion of Merit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Legion%20of%20Merit. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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