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Pronunciation: /leʒjɔ̃/


la Légion étrangère

, la Légion

la Légion d'honneur

Légion d'honneur
  • the Legion of Honour (anglais britannique)

Cultural Note: Légion d'honneur

The system of honours awarded by the state for meritorious achievement. The Président de la République is the Grand maître. The basic rank is Chevalier. Holders of the Légion d'honneur are entitled to wear a small red lapel ribbon or une rosette.
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