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  • n. Plural form of cordon.

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Examples

  • If you are determined to cram a lot of trees in close together to get a wider range of varieties, there are things you can do-in particular, choose very dwarfing root stocks, varieties which don't grow very large, and go for restricted summer-pruned forms such as cordons or dwarf pyramids.

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  • The spokesman said: The Acpo manual on public order includes a full range of tactical options including water cannons and others more common to UK public order events, such as cordons and mounted police.

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  • Has there been a reduction in the number of axles going across the automatic counters along the "cordons" (basically the major bridges, tunnel, Boundary Road and North Road)?

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  • "counter-revolutionary operations" such as cordons, roadblocks and searches, in conjunction with the State of Emergency regulations, were not sufficient to curb the activities of the liberation movement.

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  • This event in which some drunks tried to break through security cordons and were shot by police can be seen in a national context.

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  • A number of police officers were also sent to Camden in north London, setting up a series of cordons following reports of trouble.

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  • An Associated Press cameraman saw army units shooting anti-aircraft weapons, fitted on top of armored personnel carriers, above the protesters, in apparent warning shots and attempts to drive them back from security cordons about 200 yards 200 meters from the square.

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  • An Associated Press cameraman saw army units shooting anti-aircraft weapons, fitted on top of armored personnel carriers, above the protesters, in apparent warning shots and attempts to drive them back from security cordons about 200 yards from the square.

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  • A few people managed to take photos of Kim at his previous stop on Sunday, but heavy police cordons kept the press in Ulan-Ude out of the train station.

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  • Grounds given to the business manager, include that the officers were securing cordons for several hours in the [hot/cold] weather with opportunity for refreshment.

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