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Sil'ver Star'



U.S. Army.
a bronze star with a small silver star at the center, awarded to a soldier who has been cited in orders for gallantry in action, when the citation does not warrant the award of a Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Cross. Also called Sil'ver Star' Med"al.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

silver standardSilver State
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