Definition of commodore
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Garner, the Fairhope Yacht Club’s former commodore, was dismissive of the Coast Guard’s investigation.
In mix for No. 1 overall pick after outstanding season for Commodores.
The Commodores will face eighth seed UNLV on Tuesday.
The Commodores have now outscored Alabama, 31-2, in the series.
Mason is 13-24 in three seasons at Vanderbilt, but led the Commodores to a 6-7 record and an Independence Bowl berth last season.
And while Vanderbilt is experienced, can Derek Mason lead the Commodores back into bowl play?
Last Week’s Record: 5-1 Florida at Vanderbilt The Gators look to bounce back from last weekend’s monumental second half collapse against Tennessee, while the Commodores seek to maintain the momentum from their upset victory over Western Kentucky.
The Commodores earned a bowl berth for the first time since 2013 because of their Academic Progress Rate score before kickoff.
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Origin and Etymology of commodore
probably modification of Dutch commandeur commander, from French, from Old French comandeor, from comander to command
First Known Use: 1695See Words from the same year
COMMODORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commodore for English Language Learners
: a high-ranking officer in the navy
: the person who is in charge of a yachting or boating club
COMMODORE Defined for Kids
Definition of commodore for Students
: an officer of high rank in the navy
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