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Definition of "senior captain" []

  • A military rank for a field officer above that of captain and below that of major (noun)
  • A military rank for a naval officer above that of captain and below the admiral ranks or flag ranks (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "senior captain" in a sentence
  • "It chanced that the war had come to a halt in Germany, while it was still raging in Spain, so the Emperor, wishing to reinforce the Spanish army, transferred me as senior captain to the Hussars of Conflans, which were at that time in the Fifth Army Corps under Marshal Lannes."
  • "The first person he met was Brigadier-General Saxton, who informed him that he had authority to organize five thousand colored troops, and that he (Trowbridge) should be senior captain of the first regiment"
  • "Either I should find some means to finish his uncompleted task or there would be a vacancy for a senior captain in the Hussars of Conflans."