"major general" Definition

  1. An officer of the army holding a rank next above that of brigadier general and next below that of lieutenant general, and who usually commands a division or a corps.

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Position in dictionary: 59296 of 111710 words.
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Words that start with "major general": 1
Words that end with "major general": 1
Words that contain "major general": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of major general

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