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  1. point of honornoun

    a concern that seriously reflects on your honor

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  1. Point of Honor

    Point of Honor is a historic home located at Lynchburg, Virginia. It is an irregular shaped two-story Federal mansion of stuccoed brick. The facade is composed of a three-bay center section flanked by two octagonal ended projections. Construction was started in 1806, and completed in 1815. The property has commanding views of the city and the James River. Its most famous occupant was Dr. George Cabell, who was a friend of Thomas Jefferson, and physician to Patrick Henry. It was later owned by Judge William Daniel, Jr., father of United States Senator John Warwick Daniel, "the Lame Lion of Lynchburg." During and immediately after the Civil War it was owned and occupied by Colonel Robert L. Owen Sr., who was President of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, and whose son Robert Latham Owen Jr. later became a United States Senator. Robert L. Owen Sr. died a financially ruined man in 1873, and his widow and sons were obliged to give up Point of Honor. The house is currently operated as a house museum by the City of Lynchburg. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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  1. point of honor

    A nice discrimination in matters affecting one’s honor. A delicacy of feeling, which is generally acquired by education, and strengthened by intercourse with men of strict integrity and good conduct. It is likewise very frequently the offspring of peculiar habits, received notions, and established etiquettes; also, a minute distinction; a punctilio.

  2. point of honor

    See Honor, Point of.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of point of honor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of point of honor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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