Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Shortened from Honoria and Honora; later also interpreted as a virtue name by Puritans.

Examples

  • 'Honor Killings' of women: an Islamic tradition yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'Honor Killings\' of women: an Islamic tradition '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: Killing in the name of honor; thousands of women in the Middle East are murdered each year for crimes such as being raped or having premarital sex, or getting divorced, crimes that bring dishonor to their families.

    'Honor Killings' of women: an Islamic tradition

  • Ardor guerrero vibre en nuestras voces (which he misremembers as nuestros pechos) y de amor patrio henchido el corazón 
 entonemos el Himno Sacrosanto 
 del deber, de la Patria y del Honor ¡Honor!

    Spero News

  • Revolutionary soldier; that he served under Lafayette, and fought through the whole war, and that he fought for my freedom as much as for his own; and he would sneer at me, and clutch me with his bloody fingers, and say he has a _right_ to make me a slave! and when I appeal to Congress, they say he has a right to make me a slave, and when I appeal to your Honor, _your Honor_ says he has a right to make me a slave.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence The Best Speeches Delivered by the Negro from the days of Slavery to the Present Time

  • Cass County IN Dems: Lesson in Honor from the Military skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Lesson in Honor from the Military

  • There is another problem with certain peoples, what they call "Honor Killings" please, you who still commit the abominable acts are still living in the dark ages.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Together with their label Honor Roll Music they decided to try out quite an innovative marketing strategy to promote their latest album.

    TorrentFreak

  • I said, "I can't give you only one name (Normie was primary, but xxx Mfg Dir and THE CEO all sucked up to him!!) however, 'Glory has it's Price, but Honor is Priceless and I'm taking mine back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" and I walked out.

    Norman Kutz

  • Those listening knew he was wrong -- Donlon in 1964 received the first Medal of Honor from the Vietnam War and they all knew it.

    MOH Donlon

  • Falsely claiming the Medal of Honor is already a federal crime punishable by up to a year in jail and a $10,000 fine.

    Phony Veterans and POW's - Article Index

  • The Navy Cross, second only to the Medal of Honor, is worn by distinguished military heroes.

    Phony Veterans and POW's - Article Index

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