Brigadier-general



an officer of the rank between colonel and major general.
Contemporary Examples

David’s Bookclub: Until the Last Trumpet Sounds David Frum December 23, 2012

Historical Examples

Bullets & Billets Bruce Bairnsfather
The Hour and the Man Harriet Martineau
The Irish at the Front Michael MacDonagh
Macaria Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8 Various
The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary at the Confederate States Capital John Beauchamp Jones

noun (pl) brigadier generals
an officer of the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who holds a rank junior to a major general but senior to a colonel, usually commanding a brigade
the former name for a brigadier (sense 1)

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