soldier's medal

noun

: a U.S. military decoration awarded for heroism not involving combat

Examples of soldier's medal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web President Joe Biden holds a Ukrainian soldier's medal presented to him by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the Oval Office on Dec. 21, 2022. Melissa Quinn, Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 21 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soldier's medal was circa 1930

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“Soldier's medal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soldier%27s%20medal. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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