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pur·ple heart

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heartnoun

    a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action

  2. sodium thiopental, phenobarbital, phenobarbitone, Luminal, purple heartnoun

    a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative

Wiktionary

  1. purple heartnoun

    The drug phenobarbitone when used for illicit purposes.

  2. Purple Heartnoun

    A US military decoration awarded in the name of the President of the United States to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after 5 April 1917 with the U.S. military.

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  1. purple heart

    The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. It represents a tangible recognition of the sacrifices and bravery of the service members.

Wikidata

  1. Purple Heart

    The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917 with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award that is still given to members of the U.S. military, the only earlier award being the obsolete Fidelity Medallion. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is located in New Windsor, New York.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purple heart in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purple heart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of purple heart in a Sentence

  1. Tennessee Rep. Chuck Fleischmann:

    It’s a resolution really calling for a sense of Congress to encourage all of the parties, who have say in the process, to award our five fallen heroes in uniform who have died purple hearts, we don’t want a situation similar to what happened with the heroes who got killed at Fort Hood and they had to wait a very long time to get The Purple Heart.

  2. Ted Deutch:

    After serving the public for more than 15 years, I have decided I will not seek re-election this November, public service was instilled in me by my father who earned a Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge, and it has been a tremendous privilege to serve the people of Palm Beach and Broward Counties in Congress since 2010. I am incredibly grateful to my constituents for their support and friendship.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier.

  4. Matthew Birong:

    To have this Purple Heart returned to us after so many years is incredibly special, this was a piece of who my grandfather truly was.

  5. Patricia Giannascoli:

    Oh he would be so happy to have his Purple Heart. He would really love it.


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