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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The office, rank, or commission of an army, marine, or air force officer ranking below a brigadier general.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : When the vice president visited the state he was made a Kentucky colonel
  • He said with a twisted smile, "How much is a colonelcy?"
  • He at least was later promoted to a colonelcy in the volunteers.
  • From the look on the man's face, he knew that he had his colonelcy. for more
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