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commandant

noun com·man·dant \ˈkä-mən-ˌdänt, -ˌdant\

: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers in the military

Full Definition of COMMANDANT

Examples of COMMANDANT

  1. <the commandant of a naval district>

First Known Use of COMMANDANT

1687

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