Definition of captain general noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


captain general

BrE BrE//ˌkæptɪn ˈdʒenrəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæptɪn ˈdʒenrəl//
(pl. captains general) The army
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a very high rank in the British army, held by an important person who is not a soldier See related entries: The army