general of the army

noun phrase

Definition of general of the army

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

First Known Use of general of the army

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“General of the army.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general%20of%20the%20army. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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