Kommandatura

noun
Kom·​man·​da·​tu·​ra | \ kəˌmandəˈtu̇rə \
variants: or less commonly Kommandantur \ ¦kämənˌdan‧¦tu̇(ə)r \ or Kommandantura \ ˌkämənˌdan‧ˈtu̇rə \
plural -s

Definition of Kommandatura

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Kommandatura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kommandatura. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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