Definition of Companion of Honour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Companion of Honour

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(pl. Companions of Honour)
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any of the members of a British order of chivalry which was started by King George V in 1917. This honour is given to men and women who have performed a special service of national importance, often in politics or the arts. Members receive no title with the honour but may place the letters CH after their name.