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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

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Examples of COMMANDANT

  1. <the commandant of a naval district>

First Known Use of COMMANDANT

1687
COMMANDANT Defined for Kids

commandant

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

Definition of COMMANDANT for Kids

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

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