Unknown Soldier

noun

Definition of Unknown Soldier

: an unidentified soldier whose body is selected to receive national honors as a representative of all of the same nation who died in a war and especially in one of the world wars

First Known Use of Unknown Soldier

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Unknown Soldier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Unknown%20Soldier. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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