Definitions for cordonˈkɔr dn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a line of police, sentinels, military posts, warships, etc., enclosing or guarding an area.
a cord, braid, or ribbon worn as an ornament, fastening, or badge.
a stringcourse, esp. one having little or no projection, on the face of a building.
(v.t.)to surround or blockade with or as if with a cordon (often fol. by off).
Origin of cordon:
1400–50; ME < MF, dim. of corde
a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank
adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
A ribbon normally worn diagonally across the chest as a decoration or insignia of rank etc.
A line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it.
The arc of fielders on the off side, behind the batsman - the slips and gully.
(botany) A woody plant, such as a fruit tree, pruned and trained to grow as a single stem on a support.
To form a cordon around an area in order to prevent movement in or out.
Origin: From cordon.
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
the cord worn by a Franciscan friar
the coping of the scarp wall, which projects beyong the face of the wall a few inches
a line or series of sentinels, or of military posts, inclosing or guarding any place or thing
a rich and ornamental lace or string, used to secure a mantle in some costumes of state
Cordon is a municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it had a population of 38,139 people in 7,367 households. It is bounded by Santiago City to the north and west, Quirino Province to the South, and Nueva Viscaya to the east. Being the town nearest to Santiago City Proper, it became a favored destination for local businessmen. It houses the better resorts and hotels in Southern Isabela such as Punta Amelita and Villa Diana.
Translations for cordon
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a line of sentries or policemen to prevent people from entering an area
They've put a cordon round the house where the bomb is planted.
- نِطاق مِن الشُّرطَه أو الجُنودArabic
- cordão de isolamentoPortuguese (BR)
- kordón (policie)Czech
- die AbsperrketteGerman
- kæde; -kæde; afspærringDanish
- cordón (policial)Spanish
- کمربند حفاظتی پلیسFarsi
- cordon (de police)French
- שַׁרשֶרֶת חַיָהHebrew
- kordon, krugCroatian
- barisan penjagaanIndonesian
- کمربند حفاظتی پلیسPersian
- پټۍ، نښان (دعزت): ملاوستنى (كموبند) دپوليسو عسكرو كښتيو كتارچه ديو ځاى دساتنى دپاره ګمارل شوى وې: يوه تنه ايزه ميوه لرونكى ونهPashto
- cordon (de poliţie)Romanian
- avspärrningskedja, kordongSwedish
- 警戒線Chinese (Trad.)
- سپاهيوں کا حلقہ، گھیراUrdu
- hàng rào cảnh sátVietnamese
- 警戒线Chinese (Simp.)
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