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George Cross, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGeorge Cross, thethe George CrossˌGeorge ˈCross, the 🔊 🔊 an honour given to British people not in the armed forces who do something extremely brave, e.g. saving someone else's life at great danger to themselves. It is given very rarely and thought to be a sign of great respect and admiration.
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