cordon : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
- n cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank
- n adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
- Maliki's political discomfort over the security cordon around Sadr City must have only intensified Monday, when the cordon failed to prevent a bomb blast at a crowded marketplace .
- Finance Minister Emile Franqui stood stiff, straight, plump and proud, last week, while a deep red grand cordon was adjusted across his breast in the manner of the transverse .
- A block inside the cordon, there was no traffic, the no man's land between the front lines was ruled by a horrible silence broken by sudden explosions.
News & Articles
- Seven injured in stampede as Chinese fans rush to see David Beckham
Chinese fans of David Beckham stormed a security cordon as the soccer superstar visited a university in Shanghai on Thursday. Seven people were injured in the ensuing stampede, including five security personnel, The Associated Press reported.Agence France-Presse photographer Peter Parks said that the crowd pushed past a flimsy police line as soon as Beckham's car arrived. In a blog post, he ...
June 20, 2013 - NBC NEWS
- Stampede over Beckham injures 7 in Shanghai
BEIJING (AP) — Fans eager to see soccer superstar David Beckham stormed a police cordon Thursday in a stampede at a Shanghai university that injured seven people including five security personnel.
June 20, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- 7 hurt as Chinese fans rush to see David Beckham
Chinese fans of David Beckham stormed a security cordon as the soccer superstar visited a university in Shanghai on Thursday. Seven people were injured in the ensuing stampede.
June 20, 2013 - NBC NEWS
- Hamid Gul in International Herald Tribune
How could they enter with so much of a police cordon. I am surprised,Gul said in an interview with The Associated Press.
- Allama Iqbal in Reuters India
He did make a suggestion that we could have moved faster to cordon off the city and to rein in the rebels. But you've got to have a close look at the timing of it all, and of course the president was in no position really at the time to properly... Joel Fitzgibbon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Fitzgibbon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH62HIdXD8lzNj7_ba59E-JLXA6nA Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.startribune.com/world/17072876.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEpSkolI2dNt1Hi_CP8cQtFiu3Naw Mar 27, 2008
22382 29955 cordon He broke a police cordon-off and then he blew himself up when he was stopped at another checkpost," Iqbal said.