Definition of Distinguished Flying Cross in English:

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Distinguished Flying Cross

(abbreviation DFC)

noun

A US or British military decoration for heroism or distinguished achievement while on aerial duty.
Example sentences
  • He displays the Distinguished Flying Cross he received from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, March 21.
  • The Distinguished Flying Cross is a four-bladed propeller, about 1 5/8 inches across, superimposed over a bronze pattee cross.

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Syllabification: Dis·tin·guished Fly·ing Cross

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