Definition of Navy Cross in English:

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Navy Cross


A decoration bestowed by the US Navy upon individuals who have shown exceptional heroism, especially in enemy combat.
Example sentences
  • Yesterday Navy Secretary, Gordon England, presented the Navy Cross to the 22-year-old.
  • The photograph above shows him after receiving the Navy Cross from the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
  • All in the line of duty, mind you, but no one even mentioned rewarding me with a Navy Cross or other decoration.

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Syllabification: Na·vy Cross

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