general of the army

noun phrase

: a general of the highest rank in the army whose insignia is five stars

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of general of the army was in 1944

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“General of the army.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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general of the army

: a general of the highest rank in the army
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