Navy Cross


Definition of Navy Cross

: a U.S. Navy decoration awarded for extraordinary heroism in operations against an armed enemy

First Known Use of Navy Cross

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Navy Cross was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Navy Cross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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