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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 val·or /ˈvælɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Val·or n.  [Written also valour.]
 1. Value; worth. [Obs.] “The valor of a penny.”
 2. Strength of mind in regard to danger; that quality which enables a man to encounter danger with firmness; personal bravery; courage; prowess; intrepidity.
    For contemplation he and valor formed.   --Milton.
 When valor preys on reason,
 It eats the sword it fights with.   --Shak.
    Fear to do base, unworthy things is valor.   --B. Jonson.
 3. A brave man; a man of valor. [R.]
 Syn: -- Courage; heroism; bravery; gallantry; boldness; fearlessness. See Courage, and Heroism.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic
          courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he
          showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for
          valor" [syn: heroism, gallantry, valour, valorousness,
           valiance, valiancy]