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Gallantry

- Noun

Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue.

- Noun

Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry.

- Noun

Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery.

- Noun

Gallant persons, collectively.


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    Sea Gallantry Medal

    The Sea Gallantry Medal (SGM) (officially 'The Board of Trade Medal for Saving Life at Sea'), is an award for civil gallantry at sea in Great Britain and the Commonwealth. The Merchant Shipping Act 1854 permitted the issue of this award and SGMs were first struck in 1855. They were first awarded either for 'humanity' (where there was little risk to the life of the recipient), or for gallantry (where there was significant risk to the recipient).

  • Ode to Gallantry

    Ode to Gallantry

    Ode to Gallantry is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong (Louis Cha). It was first serialised in Hong Kong from 11 June 1966 to 19 April 1967 in the newspaper Ming Pao . The novel shares the same Chinese title as a poem by the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai, which was used as its epigraph.

  • Commendation for Gallantry

    Commendation for Gallantry

    The Commendation for Gallantry is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the Australian Defence Force, it recognises acts of gallantry in action considered worthy of recognition. The award was introduced on 15 January 1991, replacing the Imperial equivalent of the Mentioned in Despatches. It is ranked fourth in the Gallantry Decorations in the Australian Honours System. Since its inception 67 awards have been made.

  • Gallantry Cross, Gold

    Gallantry Cross, Gold

    The Gallantry Cross, Gold was instituted by the President of the Republic of Venda in 1985, for award to all ranks for extreme courage or supreme bravery or valour beyond the normal call of duty.

  • List of Ode to Gallantry characters

    The following is a list of characters from the wuxia novel Ode to Gallantry by Jin Yong.

  • South African Police Silver Cross for Gallantry

    South African Police Silver Cross for Gallantry

    The South African Police Silver Cross for Gallantry was a decoration that existed between 1985 and 1989.

  • New Zealand gallantry awards

    Prior to 1999 the New Zealand armed forces received honours of the United Kingdom, including military decorations and campaign medals. Since the end of World War II there have been constant moves towards an independent New Zealand honours system. This has resulted in a new system of New Zealand honours, military gallantry and civil bravery awards, and campaign medals.

  • Distinguished Gallantry Cross

    Distinguished Gallantry Cross

    The Distinguished Gallantry Cross was instituted by the State President of the Republic of Bophuthatswana in 1982, for award to all ranks for hair-raising deeds of distinguished heroism.

  • New Zealand Gallantry Star

    New Zealand Gallantry Star

    The New Zealand Gallantry Star (NZGS) is the second level military decoration of the New Zealand armed forces.

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