Definition of valor in English:

valor

Syllabification: val·or
Pronunciation: /ˈvalər
 
/
(British valour)

noun

Derivatives

valorous

adjective
More example sentences
  • The principal storyline relates the tale of a supposedly heroic revolutionary general whose valorous military record has contributed greatly to the family's prestige.
  • One risks lives to retrieve the dead bodies of one's valorous mates.
  • As a nation, are we strong enough to accept valorous defeat over an inhumane victory?

Origin

Middle English (denoting worth derived from personal qualities or rank): via Old French from late Latin valor, from valere 'be strong'.

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