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Word: cordon

Definition: extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (


Sentences Containing 'cordon'

After his father's death in 1481 Simón succeeded him as master builder of Burgos cathedral. His most famous work is the chapel of the Constable in this cathedral. Pedro de Velasco built Mencia de Menoza a special palace, The Casa del Cordon, the House of the Cord, is the most important building of Burgos civil architecture and was constructed in the 15th century.
Air surveillance from three escort carriers and RAF Coastal Command maintained a cordon well west of Land's End.
And, in France, Grand Sash ("Grand Cordon") of the Legion of Honour.
Archery at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Au Cordon Doré 33 metres
Cordon-bleu homolog (mouse) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the COBL gene.
E.L. Tyndall was a Knight Grand Cordon, 6th Class, of the Order of the Sacred Treasure of Japan (founded by the Emperor Meiji (Mutsuhito) on 8 January 1888) Prominent Irish Tyndalls.
General Eberhart's international awards include the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, presented while serving as the Commander of U.S. Forces, Japan, by the Emperor of Japan, as well as the French Legion of Honor.
He has also received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun 2011, Order of the Dannebrog (R 1999; R1 2006) and the German Honour Cross in Red 1990.
He is the honored recipient of the Japanese Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun and the Korean Presidential Tong Il medal.
He later co-wrote the short film Monsieur Cordon with director Pierre Prévert.
He was also promoted to Grand Cordon of the Order of the Nile.
In March 2003 the battalion took part in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, where they performed not only their traditional field artillery tasks, including firing the Division’s first deep missile fires in combat, but performed armed reconnaissance missions, joint security patrols, cordon and searches, raids, and a wide variety of civil military operations.
It was in the midst of this repose, that Archy, one of the cordon, whose post was near the after-hatches, whispered to his neighbor, a Cholo, the words above.
It was the middle-watch; a fair moonlight; the seamen were standing in a cordon, extending from one of the fresh-water butts in the waist, to the scuttle-butt near the taffrail.
Katō was given the honorary rank of Fleet Admiral the day before his death, and posthumously awarded the Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum and his title raised to "shishaku" (viscount).
Ludendorff ordered a strengthening of the forward garrisons by the ground holding divisions, all available machine guns, including those of the support and reserve battalions of the front line regiments, were sent into the forward zone to form a cordon of four to eight guns every . The regiment of each division, was placed behind each front division, in the artillery protective line behind the forward battle zone (which increased the ratio of divisions to ).
On both November 7 and 8 he again attempted to get messengers out of Eddy's cordon, without success.
Pope Cyril VI was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Star of Solomon by Emperor Haile Selassie in gratitude.
Rennard Cordon “Rennie” Davis (born May 23, 1941) is a former, prominent American anti-Vietnam War protest leader of the 1960s.
Several telephone warnings were received an hour prior to the blast allowing police to cordon off the area.
The Au Cordon Doré at 33 metres event was part of the archery programme at the 1900 Summer Olympics.
The California Culinary Academy (CCA) is a for-profit school, and an affiliate of Le Cordon Bleu.
The cut stone blocks were held together by crampons and finished with Cordon joints designed to protect against water ingress.
The first "cordón" was established on June 19, 1972 when workers from 30 different factories join to formulate the "Cordon Cerrillos".
The main door of the Casa del Cordon has a Franciscan waist cord that frames the doorway, giving the building its name.
They attempted to establish a security cordon to keep civilians clear of the area, which inadvertently pushed people closer to the actual location of the bomb.
They know it and they don’t tell you.” (“Students Sue Schaumburg-Based Le Cordon Bleu,” "Daily Herald", Sept.
To definitively disable the pump as the Broad Street community did that Friday after Shabbat began, an observant Jew, whether acting on confirmed conscience alone or short-handed, would have to suspend Shabbat under pikuach nefesh, remove the pump handle, surround, cordon off, and/or by some other means prevent use of the pump handle without interruption through the night and following day to guarantee that no further water was drawn from the deadly and infectious Broad Street Pump, as an immediate, ongoing threat to life.
While owning and working at The Patio by The River, Hitz completed advanced programs at Peter Kump’s Cooking School (now the Institute of Culinary Education) in New York City, as well as Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.

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