Kommandatura

noun Kom·man·da·tu·ra \kəˌmandəˈtu̇rə\
variants: less commonly

Kommandantur

\¦kämənˌdan‧¦tu̇(ə)r\ or

Kommandantura

\ˌkämənˌdan‧ˈtu̇rə\

Definition of Kommandatura

plural

-s

  1. :  a military government headquarters; especially :  a Russian or interallied headquarters in a European city subsequent to World War II

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Origin and Etymology of kommandatura

kommandatura, kommandantura probably modification of German kommandantur command post, from kommandant commandant (from French commandant) + -ur -ure; kommandantur from German, command post


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