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general order

noun, Military.. Usually, general orders
any one of a set of permanent orders from a headquarters establishing policy for a command or announcing official acts.
any one of a set of permanent orders governing the duties and behavior of sentries on routine guard duty.
Compare special order.
Origin of general order
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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