Legion of Honor

Legion of Honor
honorary society set up by Napoleon to reward those who give great service to France

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Legion of Honor — (Légion d honneur)    The Legion of Honor was an order established on May 19, 1802, by napoléon i with the intention of recognizing outstanding achievements in military or civil life. The first consul was the head of the order, and a decree of… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

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  • Legion of honor — Legion Le gion (l[=e] j[u^]n), n. [OE. legioun, OF. legion, F. l[ e]gion, fr. L. legio, fr. legere to gather, collect. See {Legend}.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legion of Honor — n. 1. a French honorary society founded in 1802 by Napoleon for recognition of distinguished military or civil service 2. the decoration given to those receiving such recognition …   English World dictionary

  • Legión de Honor — Para otros usos de este término, véase Legión de Honor (desambiguación). Légion d Honneur Legión de Honor en grado de Oficial (versión republicana). Otorgada por Francia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Legion of Honor — a French order of distinction instituted in 1802 by Napoleon with membership being granted for meritorious civil or military services. [trans. of F Légion d honneur] * * * …   Universalium

  • Legion of Honor — Le′gion of Hon′or n. mil a French order of distinction for meritorious civil or military services • Etymology: trans. of F Légion d honneur …   From formal English to slang

  • Legion of Honor — a French order of distinction instituted in 1802 by Napoleon with membership being granted for meritorious civil or military services. [trans. of F Légion d honneur] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Legion of Honor — Date: 1827 a French order conferred as a reward for civil or military merit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Legión de Honor Mexicana — Distintivo para traje civil de la Legión. País …   Wikipedia Español


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