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The very model of a modern dugout major general, Hinch is the first to earn a Series ring for Space City.
The major general commands an elite unit known as the Quds Force and has been dubbed the most powerful intelligence operative in the Middle East.
The official results give the ruling party candidate Justo Noguera, an active major general, 2,000 more votes than shown in the receipts, the data show.
The major general hospital for the Caribbean island of Dominica has already taken a major beating from Maria.
Shortly before the ceremony, Silveria, the Air Force Academy’s 20th superintendent, was promoted from major general to lieutenant general, the rank required for the position, the Gazette reported.
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Origin and Etymology of major general
First Known Use: 1633See Words from the same year
MAJOR GENERAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of major general for English Language Learners
: a military officer of high rank in the army, air force, or marines
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