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Legion of Merit

División en sílabas: Le·gion of Mer·it

Definición de Legion of Merit en inglés:


(abbreviation: LM)
A US military decoration, ranking below the Silver Star and above the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for exceptional performance of services to the US.
Example sentences
  • Powell received two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, a Soldier's Medal and the Legion of Merit.
  • Along the way, he earned the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross and 16 Air Medals.
  • Gordon was awarded the Legion of Merit for his leadership there.

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