Definition of the George Medal from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the George Medal

 
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an award given to British civilians (= people who are not in the armed forces) for doing something brave. It is a round silver medal. The George Medal is considered a great honour, though not as great as the George Cross. The two awards were introduced at the same time.