Definition of Iron Cross in English:

Iron Cross

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noun

The highest German military decoration for bravery, instituted in 1813.
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  • He failed to rise in rank beyond corporal, but was awarded the Iron Cross for military bravery.
  • As with many other youths in Germany, he joined the German Army during World War One and was awarded the Iron Cross for bravery.
  • During his career, he was awarded the Iron Cross by the German army for bravery.

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