ordonnance[ôrd′'n əns; Fr ō̂r dō̂ näns′]
ordonnance definition by Webster's New World
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- the proper or orderly arrangement of parts, as in a painting, literary work, etc.
- in France, an ordinance, law, or decree
Origin: French ; from Old French ordenance: see ordinance
ordonnance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The arrangement of elements in a literary or artistic composition or an architectural plan.
Origin: French, variant of Old French ordenance, an arranging; see ordinance.