field of honor


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field of honor

n. pl. fields of honor
1. The scene of a duel.
2. A battlefield.

field′ of hon′or


n.
the scene of a battle or duel.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field of honor - the scene of a duel
scene - the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
2.field of honor - a region where a battle is being (or has been) foughtfield of honor - a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
battlefront, front line, front - the line along which opposing armies face each other
sector - a portion of a military position
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D'Arnot and Tarzan were first upon the field of honor.
Neither had ever mentioned the duel or the cause of it since that morning upon the field of honor.
I objected that this would require too lingering a death; it was a good speech for a consumptive, but not suited to the exigencies of the field of honor.
I walked the floor, turning the thing over in my mind, and finally it occurred to me that Gatling-guns at fifteen paces would be a likely way to get a verdict on the field of honor.
The old man sat awhile plunged in thought; then he looked up with a satisfied light in his eye, and said: "That this assassin should have put the affront upon me of letting me meet him on the field of honor as if he were a gentleman is a matter which I will presently settle--but not now.
We promise our martyrs who fall in the field of honor to run the full course without forgetting their dependents, fathers, mothers, spouses and children to whom we will ensure dignity of life in a free and safe country where they shall rest assured about their today and their tomorrow," he stressed.
This field of honor will serve as a reverent reminder of the service and sacrifice of our brave men and women.
Riyadh, Rabi'I 3, 1437, Dec 14, 2015, SPA -- The Joint Coalition Forces announced that Colonel Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sahyan and an United Arab Emirates' officer Sultan bin Mohammed Ali Al-Qutbi were martyred at dawn on Monday while they were carrying out their duties in following up the progress of operations of liberating (Taiz) within the operation of "Renewal of Hope" in Yemen in the field of honor and heroism with sacrifice and sincerity.
Funds have made possible the construction of the park's Memorial Plaza, Wall of Names, 40 Memorial Groves, the Field of Honor, and major reforestation of the landscape.
Subsequently, gunmakers lavished great attention on their locks, triggers and ignition channels to insure their dueling pistols would fire without fail on the field of honor.
He said to NINA reporter :"A group of saboteurs includes four people were arrested and disclosed their plan to hinder the protestations by committing riots targeting clan delegations especially the delegation that visited the field of honor and dignity north of Ramadi on Sunday as they threw empty water bottles empty towards the podium.
Even if I be mistaken and this experiment that I am making imperils my life, I shall look death quietly in the face, for what I am doing is no frivolous or cowardly act of suicide, but I shall die in the service of science as a soldier perishes on the field of honor.