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Definition of air marshal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  1. 1 an officer of very high rank in the British air force Air Marshal Gordon Black See related entries: People in air travel, The air force
  2. 2(also sky marshal) an armed guard, especially a government official, who travels on a plane with the passengers in order to protect the plane from terrorists See related entries: People in air travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: air marshal