Cordón Industrial (pluralCordones Industriales) is an organ of popular power, direct or workers democracy. Many of these organs of popular power were formed in Chile during the Popular Unity government between 1970-1973.
A cordon is also a line of people, military posts, or ships surrounding an area to close or guard it.
In cricket, fielders can form what is termed the "slips cordon".
It is also a cord or braid used as a fastening or ornament.
Cordon Bleu is also a ribbon worn diagonally across the breast as a badge of honor or decoration. In French it is also a mock title given to an expert cook (un cordon-bleu) and a recipe for veal steak (escalope cordon-bleu).