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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgallantrygal‧lan‧try /ˈɡæləntri/ noun [uncountable] formal  1 BRAVEcourage, especially in a battle a medal for gallantry2 POLITEpolite attention given by men to women
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gallantryInside the mansion, the hostages have displayed gallantry, solidarity and stoicism.Mr Sammler had lived a long time and understood something about these cases of final gallantry.Full details of the awards for gallantry and to voluntary workers are given below.But so much gallantry to be squandered with so little hope!The focus is on gallantry, derring-do, honest pluck.But I'd like to think that gallantry isn't dead.
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