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brigadier


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brigadier  general  \Brig`a*dier"  gen"er*al\  [F.  brigadier,  fr 
  brigade.]  (Mil.) 
  An  officer  in  rank  next  above  a  colonel,  and  below  a  major 
  general.  He  commands  a  brigade,  and  is  sometimes  called  by  a 
  shortening  of  his  title,  simple  a  {brigadier}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brigadier 
  n  :  a  general  officer  ranking  below  a  major  general  [syn:  {brigadier 
  general}] 




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