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Noun: cordon  kor-d(u)n or 'kor,dón [N. Amer], kor-d(u)n [Brit]
  1. A series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
     
  2. Cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honour or rank
     
  3. Adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
     
  4. A line of police, troops, guards, tape, etc. around an area to prevent entry by other people
Verb: cordon  kor-d(u)n or 'kor,dón [N. Amer], kor-d(u)n [Brit]
  1. Separate with a line of police, troops, guards, marker objects, cord or tape
    "cordon off the area"

Derived forms: cordoning, cordons, cordoned

Type of: adornment, insignia, series

Encyclopedia: Cordon, Isabela