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Noun1.ACLANT - a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
SACLANT, Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic - commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
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ACLANT, based in Norfolk, is the NATO command charged with defending Atlantic routes.
Zumwalt at ACLANT Flag Symposium, 3 November 1970," Colbert Papers, series 2, box 2; and "Closing Remarks to R.