21-gun salute


21-gun salute

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  • 21-gun salute — Gun salutes are the firing of cannons or arms as a (military or naval) honour.The custom originates in naval tradition, where a warship would fire its cannons harmlessly out to sea to show that it was disarmed, signifying the lack of hostile… …   Wikipedia

  • The Thirteen Gun Salute — Infobox Book | name = The Thirteen Gun Salute image caption = author = Patrick O Brian country = United Kingdom language = English cover artist = Geoff Hunt series = Aubrey Maturin series genre = Historical novel publisher = Harper Collins (UK)… …   Wikipedia

  • Salute — This article is about the gesture. For other uses, see Salute (disambiguation). A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organizations and civil people also use… …   Wikipedia

  • Salute state — A Salute state was a princely state (i.e. reigned by a native ruler of princely rank) which the British colonial paramount ruler has granted a gun salute; i.e. , the protocollary privilege for its ruler to be greeted originally by Royal Navy… …   Wikipedia

  • salute — I n. 1) to fire; give a salute (the president was given a 21 gun salute) 2) to return; take a salute 3) a smart, snappy salute 4) a military; naval; 19) salute gun; rifle; royal; 21 gun salute 5) a salute to II v. to salute smartly (the soldier… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Salute (disambiguation) — A salute is a gesture or other action used to indicate respect.Salute may also refer to:* Salute (album), by Gordon Lightfoot *Salute (film), a 1929 film featuring John Wayne *Salute (documentary), a 2008 documentary from Matt Norman * Salute , a …   Wikipedia

  • salute — sa|lute1 [səˈlu:t] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: salutare, from salus health, safety, greeting ] 1.) [I and T] to move your right hand to your head, especially in order to show respect to an officer in the army, navy etc ▪ The two soldiers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • salute — 01. The soldiers all [saluted] when the general entered the room. 02. Someone told me that soldiers in the Dutch army are not required to [salute] their officers. 03. In Great Britain, it is traditional to give a 41 gun [salute] to announce a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • salute — I UK [səˈluːt] / US [səˈlut] verb Word forms salute : present tense I/you/we/they salute he/she/it salutes present participle saluting past tense saluted past participle saluted 1) [intransitive/transitive] to put your hand to your head as a… …   English dictionary

  • salute — v 1. address, greet, hello, say hello or how do you do; hallo, hail, call to, Archaic. gratulate. 2. nod to, tip or doff one s hat or cap to, wave to, extend one s hand to, shake hands with, give [s.o.] the glad hand, Inf. glad hand, embrace,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • salute — sa|lute1 [ sə lut ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to put your hand to your head as a formal way of showing respect to someone, especially a senior officer in the military a ) to welcome someone or say hello to someone 2. ) transitive to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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