military decoration

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military decoration. Architectural ornament representing an arrangement of armour, flags, guns, helmets, swords, etc., known as a trophy, often used on arsenals, barracks, and the like, as well as on funerary monuments and memorials commemorating military men or war.


Lewis & and Darley (1986)

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