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Medal of Honor Syllabification: Med·al of Hon·or

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(also Congressional Medal of Honor)

Definition of Medal of Honor in English:

noun

The highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.

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