honours honours

Definition(s):

  • (n) a university degree with honors

Usage(s):

  1. Since 1952, she has conferred over 387,700 honours and awards.
  2. Thee, first in peace and honours.
  3. Cemetery after cemetery across Europe honours the memory of American soldiers, resting row upon row - often alongside comrades-in-arms from Britain.

News

  1. Cycling-Costa retains Tour of Switzerland crown

    June 16 (Reuters) - Portugal's Rui Costa claimed the Tour of Switzerland for a second successive year after winning the final time trial stage in Flumserberg on Sunday. The Movistar rider, who trailed Swiss yellow jersey wearer Mathias Frank by 13 seconds heading into the 27-km uphill timed section, stormed home to claim a second stage win of the nine-day tour and overall honours. Costa beat ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Sport-Horner and Lawrie honoured in Queen's birthday list

    LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) - European Ryder Cup golfer Paul Lawrie and Red Bull's Formula One team principal Christian Horner were recognised by Britain's Queen Elizabeth in the monarch's birthday honours list on Friday. Scot Lawrie was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for the work his foundation does in encouraging youngsters to play golf. "It's a huge honour but there are an awful ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Jaguar XF Sportbrake Takes Class Honours at Tow Car Awards 2013

    WHITLEY, UNITED KINGDOM – June 14, 2013: The Jaguar XF Sportbrake has taken class honours in the Tow Car Awards 2013.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

Quotes

  1. Roeper said he intends to "proceed elsewhere ...... as the co-host of a movie review show that honours the standards established by Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert more than 30 years ago."
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Richard Roeper Source: Winnipeg Sun

  2. "The CRM Excellence Awards honours the companies that have proven to be true CRM partners to their customers and clients. The companies selected have demonstrated to the editors of Customer Interaction Solutions that their products and services have...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Nadji Tehrani Source: ITWeb

  3. "I really enjoy playing and living in Pittsburgh and I want to be here for a long time," said Crosby. "Individual honours and scoring championships are great, but my No. 1 goal is to win the Stanley Cup. I'd love to be a part of bringing the...
    on Jul 9, 2006 By: Sidney Crosby Source: 940 News

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