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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or wire; Wire or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank.

Usage examples (39)
  • Did the police cordon off the crime scene?
  • Inside the cordon were about fifty demonstrators and ten journalists.
  • This time the Colonel called a cordon of marines and pressed the crowd into the next street.
  • Members of the EDL tried to break a cordon preventing them from clashing with anti-fascist groups. for more
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