Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Order of Merit, the

     
Order of Merit, the
OM a special honour given to British people who have done something unusually good in military or civilian life. Only 24 people have the Order of Merit at any one time.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary