Definition of Order of the purple heart

1. Noun. A United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action.

Exact synonyms: Purple Heart
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Laurel Wreath, Medal, Medallion, Palm, Ribbon



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Literary usage of Order of the purple heart

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1. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"... citation by General Pershing of the US Army, and the Order of the Purple Heart, and was made Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France). ..."

2. Developing Partnerships for Assistive and Universally Designed Technologies edited by Constance A. Morella (2000)
"... Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the National Press Club. He has been a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland for 22+ years and lives with his wife ..."

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