n. A commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division.
the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
n. A commander; the commanding officer of a place, or of a body of men.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
n. A commander; especially, a commanding officer of a fortified town or garrison.
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n. an officer in command of a military unit
"Gary DuMornay, the principal of Kappa 6 - who is known as the "commandant" at this military-style middle school - said that the grant money would mainly be used to improve the students' reading ability."
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