command post

noun
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of command post

: a post at which the commander of a unit in the field receives orders and exercises command

Examples of command post in a Sentence

  1. a historic home that for a time served as Washington's command post during the American Revolution

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First Known Use of command post

circa 1918

command post Synonyms

Synonyms
base, command, headquarters
Related Words
home, seat


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