decoration

Definition of decoration

dec`o`ra´tion   Pronunciation: dĕk`ô`rā´shŭn
n.1.The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
2.That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
The hall was celebrated for . . . the richness of its decoration.
- Motley.
3.Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

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