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    #1

    what does cordon sanitaire mean ?

    hello friend
    I hope someone help me
    I read this paragraph in a book but I didn't get what does it mean what makes it difficult the meaning of " cordon sanitaire ", I looked for it in my dictionary but in vain

    the paragraph is :

    . the belt was a plan for a cordon sanitaire between them and neighbouring people around the northern and northeastern

    hope someone explain it for me

    thanks in advance

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    Re: what does cordon sanitaire mean ?

    It is something to stop them coming into contact, presumably because of conflict or something. It could be guards, or a fence or a regualtion prohibiting them from passing.

    http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed...itaire?view=uk

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    #3

    Re: what does cordon sanitaire mean ?

    thanks a lot teacher Tdol

    I am very grateful

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    #4

    Re: what does cordon sanitaire mean ?

    You're welcome, Herbiji.

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