Iron Cross

/aɪən ˈkrɒs/ (say uyuhn 'kros)

noun
a German Order founded in 1813, medals of which are awarded for outstanding bravery.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Iron Cross — 1. a German medal awarded for outstanding bravery or service during wartime. 2. (l.c.) Gymnastics. an upright, crosslike position held between the rings, with the arms fully extended laterally and the legs held together and pointed downward.… …   Universalium

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  • iron cross — noun a) A position on the rings where the gymnast holds the rings straight out on either side of the body. b) an acrobatic maneuver where the skier remains upright, but the lower leg bends back at the knee 90 degrees, and the ankles twist 45… …   Wiktionary

  • Iron Cross — noun (formerly) the second highest military decoration of Germany, under the military order of the Pour le Mérite …   Wiktionary

  • Iron Cross — German World War II medal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Iron Cross — 1. a German medal awarded for outstanding bravery or service during wartime. 2. (l.c.) Gymnastics. an upright, crosslike position held between the rings, with the arms fully extended laterally and the legs held together and pointed downward.… …   Useful english dictionary

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