Definition of commandant
Examples of commandant in a Sentence
the commandant of a naval district
Recent Examples of commandant from the Web
But in the days following the announcement, Gen. James Amos, the Marine commandant, put a surprising spin on the cuts to his branch’s biggest programs.
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First Known Use of commandant
COMMANDANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commandant for English Language Learners
: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers in the military
COMMANDANT Defined for Kids
Definition of commandant for Students
: an officer who is in charge of a group of soldiers
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