Commodore

Definition of Commodore

Com´mo`dore`
n.1.(U. S. Navy) An officer who ranks next above a captain; sometimes, by courtesy, the senior captain of a squadron. The rank of commodore corresponds with that of brigadier general in the army.
2.(British Navy) A captain commanding a squadron, or a division of a fleet, or having the temporary rank of rear admiral.
3.A title given by courtesy to the senior captain of a line of merchant vessels, and also to the chief officer of a yachting or rowing club.
4.A familiar for the flagship, or for the principal vessel of a squadron or fleet.

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armed forces, armed services, commissioned naval officer, Commodore Perry, military, military machine, Oliver Hazard Perry, Perry, war machine
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