a group of British people who have been given a special title of honour for their achievements. Members of the Order of the Bath have the title 'Sir' (for a man) or 'Dame' (for a woman), and it is regarded as a very special honour.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.