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.
Contract notice: Implementation of synthetic pitches and upgrading of the field of honor - St.
The Armed Forces said that Major General Abdul Rahman Al-Shahrani was martyred and sacrificed his life in the field of honor in defense of his religion, king, homeland and citizens.
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.
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.
The Memorial Plaza and Field of Honor are the first features of the memorial to be completed for dedication and will be permanently open to the public after the September 10 ceremony.
In a companion to A Field of Honor (2002), which focuses on the self-fashioning strategies of individual writers as they sought to become associated publicly with the Comedie Francaise, Brown (history, U.
The organizers of the memorial used a phrase he wrote - ``A common field one day, a field of honor forever'' - to serve as its mission statement.