generalissimo

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Generalissimo \Gen'er*al*is"si*mo\, noun [It., superl. of generale general. See {General}, adjective] The chief commander of an army; especially, the commander in chief of an army consisting of two or more grand divisions under separate commanders; -- a title used in most foreign countries.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

generalissimo

noun

1: the officer who holds the supreme command; "in the U.S. the president is the commander in chief" [syn: {commander in chief}, {generalissimo}]


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