medal medal  /ˈmɛ dəl/


  • (n) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

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  1. Pius XI has ordered silver medals to be struck.
  2. According to one sardonic French saying, half the riders in the Paris Metro wear the Legion of Honor while the other half have applied for the medal.
  3. Sasha Cohen Slides to Silver; With a gold medal on the line, the pressure got to the American figure skater.


  1. Marathon winner giving medal to Boston

    Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa is giving his medal to the City of Boston as a tribute to the victims and families affected by the twin bombing near the race's finish line.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  2. Gold Medal proposed for Sally Ride

    Scott Peters introduces bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to the late Sally Ride.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  3. Statue of Sgt. Petry, Medal of Honor recipient, to be unveiled outside City Hall

    Plans for Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Leroy Petry to parachute into Fort Mary Park on June 24 ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

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  1. In his Tuesday letter, Gates said: "The five independent reviewers each individually concluded that the evidence did not meet the exacting 'no doubt'standard necessary to support award of the (Medal of Honor). After careful consideration, I...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "It's really an honor to be included in what I think is such a remarkable year," Winslet said. "I really feel like everybody should be given a medal."
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Kate Winslet Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The gold medal is great. I think it's perfect. Ideally, that's what everyone is shooting for. But the way I skied these last races is what matters. I would've been proud of that skiing with a medal or not," Miller said after turning in the...
    on Feb 21, 2010 By: Bode Miller Source: ABC News

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