[Australia] Major general (abbreviated MAJGEN) is a senior rank of the Australian Army, and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of major general. It is the third-highest active rank of the Australian Army, and is considered to be equivalent to a two-star rank. A m...
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[United States] In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and United States Air Force, major general is a two-star general-officer rank, with the pay grade of O-8. Major general ranks above brigadier general and below lieutenant general. Major general is equivalent to the rank o...
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Ma'jor gen'er·al An officer of the army holding a rank next above that of brigadier general and next below that of lieutenant general, and who usually commands a division or a corps.
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An officer of the army holding a rank next above that of brigadier general and next below that of lieutenant general, and who usually commands a division or a corps. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• An officer of the army holding a rank next above that of brigadier general and next below that of lieutenant general, and who usually commands a division or a corps.
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(from the article `military unit`) Two or more brigades, along with various specialized battalions, make up a division (q.v.), which has 7,000 to 22,000 troops and is commanded by a ... ...of more than one arm of the service. Frequently, however, a general is a staff officer who does not command tro...
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Major general or major-general is a military rank used in many countries. It is derived from the older rank of sergeant major general. A major general is a high-ranking officer, normally subordinate to the rank of lieutenant general and senior to the ranks of brigadier and brigadier general. Where ...
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[United Kingdom] Major general (Maj Gen) is a senior rank in the British Army. Since 1996 the highest position within the Royal Marines is the Commandant General Royal Marines who holds the rank of major general. The most senior officer of the Royal Army Chaplains Department, the chaplain-ge...
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[n] - a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general
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After the English Civil War, one of the officers appointed by Oliver Cromwell in 1655 to oversee the 12 military districts into which England had been divided. Their powers included organizing the...
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noun a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general
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[Sri Lanka] Major general (Maj Gen) is a senior rank in the Sri Lanka Army. The Director of the National Cadet Corps holds the rank of major general. A major general is superior to a brigadier but subordinate to lieutenant general. The rank has a NATO rank code of OF-7, equivalent to a rear-...
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