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  1. captain-general

    Captain general (and its literal equivalent in several languages) is a high military rank of general officer grade, and a gubernatorial title.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. captain-general

    The highest army rank.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. captain-general

    This was the proper appellation of a commander-in-chief till Marlborough’s time, if not later. The rank is sometimes still given on extraordinary occasions. It was born by the Marquis of Wellesley during his government in India, and is applied to the governor-general of the Canadas. In the United States, the governor of a State is captain-general of the militia. Captain-lieutenant, an officer, who with the rank of a captain, and pay of lieutenant, commands a company or troop.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of captain-general in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of captain-general in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of captain-general in a Sentence

  1. Warrant Officer 1st:

    This is the first time His Royal Highness has visited Joint Helicopter Command since becoming Captain General and it is great that he is doing the visit while we're in Norway, it is good for the people out here to see their hard work recognized during a significant year for the exercise.


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