Legion of Honor

noun phrase

Definition of Legion of Honor

: a French order conferred as a reward for civil or military merit

First Known Use of Legion of Honor

1802, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Legion of Honor

Share Legion of Honor

Statistics for Legion of Honor

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Legion of Honor

The first known use of Legion of Honor was in 1802

See more words from the same year

Comments on Legion of Honor

What made you want to look up Legion of Honor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


esteemed in general opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!