ordonnance[ôrd′'n əns; Fr ō̂r dō̂ näns′]
- the proper or orderly arrangement of parts, as in a painting, literary work, etc.
- in France, an ordinance, law, or decree
Origin of ordonnanceFrench ; from Old French ordenance: see ordinance
Origin of ordonnanceFrench, variant of Old French ordenance, an arranging; see ordinance.
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