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Silver Star Syllabification: Sil·ver Star

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Silver Star in English:


A decoration bestowed by the US Army upon a soldier for gallantry in action.
Example sentences
  • He received a Silver Star, the Army's third-highest award for valor.
  • From 1969 to 1970 he served as a company commander in Vietnam, where he won a Silver Star for gallantry after being wounded in a skirmish.
  • He was wounded slightly on three different occasions and received a Silver Star for bravery.
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