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Definition of "major-general" []

  • Alternative spelling of major general. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • ""The Chinese are operating on a maritime strategy of extending their reach out into the Pacific Ocean," said Peter Abigail, a retired major-general in the Australian army and former commander-in-chief of all of its operational land forces."
  • "So unfortunately we cannot absolutely assert that the civilian title of governor-general is entirely unrelated to that of major-general, and in this sense the last Governor-General, His Excellency Major-General Michael Jeffery, A.C.,"
  • ""The specific objective is to make the Afghan government a more viable option for people to turn to," says Mr. Ruggiero, who holds a rank equal to an army major-general."