Fights and formations

cordon
(n)
COR-dǝn
Meaning

line of men or fortifications intended to prevent movement in either direction

1st Sample Sentence

A cordon of police stretched across the street, blocking the rioters' access to the city's financial district.

Root

khorde (string, catgut, cord) (Greek)

Mnemonics

cordon sounds like warden who restricts entry into the hostel. For cricket lovers, Ravo Shastri always tells in his commentary. There are four men in the slip CORDON.

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