Navy Cross

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Navy Cross a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
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Usage

In literature:

It was the black cross on the white ground, with the dark upper left quarter of the German navy.
"The Cruise of the Dry Dock" by T. S. Stribling
A day or two after, having obtained, through a friend, leave of admission, I crossed over to Brooklyn, and visited the Navy-yard.
"An Englishman's Travels in America" by John Benwell
He crossed the Navy-Yard bridge and rode into Maryland, being joined very soon by Herold.
"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln" by John G. Nicolay
A contrivance to bend small cross-bows, formerly used in the navy.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The "iron cross" in the navy flag is that of the Teutonic Order, and dates from the close of the 12th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
My friend and I crossed the street to the State, Army and Navy building.
"Turns about Town" by Robert Cortes Holliday
Soon after passing the Navy Yard, the car reached the shore of the Piscataqua, where they crossed the ferry to Portsmouth.
"Brenda's Ward" by Helen Leah Reed
Then from the ensign staff fluttered the Black Cross of the Imperial German Navy.
"Rounding up the Raider" by Percy F. Westerman
Though one of the bravest men in the Navy, and on his breast he wore the Victoria Cross, his eyes fell upon a sight that appalled him.
"The Great War in England in 1897" by William Le Queux
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In news:

L/Cpl Jordan Haerter to Receive Navy Cross Posthumously.
Haerter to Receive Navy Cross .
Navy Cross for Jordan Haerter.
Scout Sniper awarded Navy Cross posthumously.
Sergeant Clifford Wooldridge joins an elite group of Marines honored for their valor with a Navy Cross .
Navy Cross recipient Foster Looney with EAA Founder Paul Poberezny.
Donald J Hogan sacrificed his life to save fellow Marines, and earned the Navy Cross , the nation's second highest award for valor.
Eventually their paths crossed, they married, and two years later my dad was drafted into the Navy to spend two years at Pearl Harbor after its bombing.
Scout Sniper awarded Navy Cross posthumously .
Donald J Hogan sacrificed his life to save fellow Marines, and earned the Navy Cross, the nation's second highest award for valor.
Sergeant Clifford Wooldridge joins an elite group of Marines honored for their valor with a Navy Cross.
Calif congressman says fallen Marine's Navy Cross won't be upgraded to Medal of Honor.
Congressman says fallen Marine's Navy Cross won't be upgraded to Medal of Honor.
Marine Special Ops dog handler gets Navy Cross.
Congressman says fallen Marine's Navy Cross won't be upgraded to Medal of Honor .
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