an order for civil or military merit instituted by Napoleon in France in 1802 French name Légion d’honneur (leʒjɔ̃ dɔnœr)
noun, Military. 1. a decoration ranking below the Silver Star and above the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded to U.S. and foreign military personnel for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the U.S.
- Leg iron
noun a metal band or chain placed on a prisoner’s ankle as a restraint; also called leg irons
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[lej-is-leyt] /ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), legislated, legislating. 1. to exercise the function of ; make or enact laws. verb (used with object), legislated, legislating. 2. to create, provide, or control by : attempts to legislate morality. /ˈlɛdʒɪsˌleɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to make or pass laws 2. (transitive) to bring into effect by legislation […]