[French kawr-dawn sa-nee-ter] /French kɔr dɔ̃ sa niˈtɛr/
noun, plural cordons sanitaires
[French kawr-dawn sa-nee-ter] /French kɔr dɔ̃ sæ niˈtɛr/ (Show IPA)
a line around a quarantined area guarded to prevent the spread of a disease by restricting passage into or out of the area.
a group of neighboring, generally neutral states forming a geographical barrier between two states having aggressive military or ideological aims against each other.
a guarded line serving to cut off an infected area
a line of buffer states, esp when protecting a nation from infiltration or attack
cordon sanitaire cor·don sa·ni·taire (kôr-dôɴ’ sä-nē-târ’)
A barrier designed to prevent a disease or other undesirable condition from spreading.
cordopexy cor·do·pex·y (kôr’də-pěk’sē) n. The surgical fixation of a cord, as of one or both vocal cords for the relief of laryngeal stenosis.
[kawr-dot-uh-mee] /kɔrˈdɒt ə mi/ noun, plural cordotomies. 1. the surgical severance of certain nerve fibers of the to alleviate intractable pain. cordotomy cor·dot·o·my or chor·dot·o·my (kôr-dŏt’ə-mē) n.
[kawr-duh-vuh] /ˈkɔr də və/ noun 1. (def 1). [kawr-duh-vuh] /ˈkɔr də və/ noun 1. a coarse wool from Argentina used chiefly for carpet stock. /ˈkɔːdəvə/ noun 1. the English name for Córdoba1 (sense 2)
[kawr-duh-vuh n] /ˈkɔr də vən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Córdoba, Spain. 2. (lowercase) a soft, smooth leather originally made at Córdoba of goatskin but later made also of split horsehide, pigskin, etc. adjective 3. of Córdoba, Spain. 4. (lowercase) designating or made of cordovan. /ˈkɔːdəvən/ noun 1. a fine leather now made […]