GRE Word of the Day PowerScore Test Preparation on 8/7/2012 Find me on: Facebook Google+ Tweet Cordon (n.) a line of people or objects around a specific area (pronounced "KAWR-dn") Example Sentence: The police hurried to cordon off the crime scene and collect the evidence. Create your own sentence and post it in the comments below! The best sentences will be entered to win a FREE PowerScore GRE course*! *A new winner will be selected every month. Open to US residents only.