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noun as in commander in chief

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In 1931 he was arrested and sentenced to eight years by the then-Nationalist government under Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek.

What is new and remarkable for the onetime generalissimo is that he will have to wage this war from behind bars.

First guy says to the other, “What do you think of Generalissimo Franco?”

The day before, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the longtime dictator of Spain, had finally died after an interminable illness.

When one has a unique title superior to that of Marshal, the title of Generalissimo of the Poles, nothing else matters.

Still, they scamper after their generalissimo in the end, and meanwhile he is much too dignified to look back.

Manifestation of the signature of Baal-Zeboub, generalissimo of the armies of Lucifer, written in fire upon the void.

Before he was advanc'd to be a Doge, which was in 1722, he serv'd the Republic with distinction in quality of Generalissimo.

And Jerusha carried her splendid turban off down the terrace with the air of an aged generalissimo.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to generalissimo, such as: captain general, c in c, president, shogun, and u.s. president.

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