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Definition of Cordon

Cordon
Cordon Cor"don (k?r"d?n; F. k?r"d?n"), n. [F., fr. corde. See Cord.] 1. A cord or ribbon bestowed or borne as a badge of honor; a broad ribbon, usually worn after the manner of a baldric, constituting a mark of a very high grade in an honorary order. Cf. Grand cordon. 2. The cord worn by a Franciscan friar. --Sir E. Sandys. 3. (Fort.) The coping of the scarp wall, which projects beyong the face of the wall a few inches. 4. (Mil.) A line or series of sentinels, or of military posts, inclosing or guarding any place or thing. 5. A rich and ornamental lace or string, used to secure a mantle in some costumes of state. Cordon bleu (k?r`d?n" bl?") [F., blue cordon], a first-rate cook, or one worthy to be the cook of the cordons bleus, or Knights of the Holy Ghost, famous for their good dinners. Cordon sanitaire (k?r`d?n" s?`n?`t?r") [F., sanitary cordon], a line of troops or military posts around a district infected with disease, to cut off communication, and thus prevent the disease from spreading.

Meaning of Cordon from wikipedia

- Cordon may refer to: Cordon (fashion), a cord (sewing) or braid used as a fastening or ornament Cordon (plant), the descriptive term for a particular style...
- A cordon bleu or schnitzel cordon bleu is a dish of meat wrapped around cheese (or with cheese filling), then breaded and pan-fried or deep-fried. Veal...
- Cordon bleu may refer to: Cordon bleu (dish), a dish of meat wrapped around cheese Cordon Bleu (album), by the Dutch rock group Solution Cordon-bleu protein...
- Puyehue (/pʊˈjeɪweɪ/; Spanish pronunciation: [puˈʝewe]) and Cordón Caulle /kɔːrˈdoʊn ˈkaʊjeɪ/ are two coalesced volcanic edifices that form a major mountain...
- Cordon sanitaire (French pronunciation: ​[kɔʁdɔ̃ sanitɛʁ]) is French for "sanitary cordon". It may refer to: Cordon sanitaire (medicine), a cordon that...
- Le Cordon Bleu [lə kɔʁdɔ̃ blø] (French for "The Blue Ribbon") is an international network of hospitality and culinary schools teaching French cuisine....
- operations. Two types of cordon and search operations are cordon and knock and cordon and kick (or cordon and enter). In a cordon and knock operation, counterinsurgency...
- critically-acclaimed BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey. Originally airing from 2007 to 2010, Cordon co-wrote and co-starred with Welsh actress Ruth Jones in Gavin & Stacey...
- Cordon, officially the Muni****lity of Cordon (Ilocano: Ili ti Cordon; Tagalog: Bayan ng Cordon), is a 3rd cl**** muni****lity in the province of Isabela...
- A cordon sanitaire (French pronunciation: ​[kɔʁdɔ̃ sanitɛʁ], French for "sanitary cordon") is the restriction of movement of people into or out of a defined...
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