commandant

[ kom-uh n-dant, -dahnt, kom-uh n-dant, -dahnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF commandant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMANDANT

I am recommending you to the care of the station-master, the Commandant X.

This girl is at present the wife of Commandant Monfils Chesneau.

If I am commandant of this force I hand over the captaincy of this company to you.

But supposing, now, I was to take it into my head to inform the Commandant?

Ferguson went to the infirmary and Grayson went to the Commandant's office.

The Commandant glanced up; Grayson was still in his extreme brace.

The commandant's next question struck a shrewd blow at the accused.

The commandant had calmed down, Fandor had regained his self-possession.

"The Council will take that at its proper value," announced the commandant.

You are going to put Captain Muller in the way of things here, Commandant, are you not?

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from French commandant "the one commanding" originally "commanding," present participle of commander (Old French comander) "to order, enjoin;" see command (v.). Similar formation in Spanish and Italian comandante.

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