Definition Of cordoned


prevent access to or from (an area or building) by surrounding it with police or other guards.

the city center was cordoned off after fires were discovered in two stores

Example Of cordoned

  • A large area surrounding the house has been cordoned off by police tape.

  • Ambulance crews and the police were called and cordoned the area off .

  • From midnight tonight, the three buildings and the surrounding areas will be cordoned off as part of a security exclusion zone round the conference.

  • I took my dog for a walk that particular night and the area had been cordoned off by the police.

  • It was a stark contrast to 12 months ago when the area was cordoned off by police.

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