Unknown-soldier meaning

An unidentified soldier killed in war and chosen to be interred with national honors as a representative of all those who died in a war.
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An unidentified soldier, killed in a war, whose body has been chosen and enshrined as representative of a nation's war dead.
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(US) The WWI soldier whose body is buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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(US) The representative of US military personnel who have died, usually in war, without proper burial.
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