GORGET [GAWR-jit]: an ornamental necklace or breastplate presented to signify a high honor

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Tuesday was a historic day in the life of the State of Rhode Island.   It was the Inauguration of the 75th Governor of the State, and the first woman to hold that post.  Amid much traditional fanfare, Governor Raimondo was sworn into office, after which a historic silver gorget was hung around her neck by […]