Captain general


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The commander in chief of an army or armies, or of the militia.
The Spanish governor of Cuba and its dependent islands.

See also: Captain, Captain

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The escort included Omby Amby, the Captain General of Ozma's army, which consisted merely of twenty-seven officers besides the Captain General.
Indeed, as they passed down the street, all the people cheered them lustily, and the Shaggy Man and the Wizard and the Captain General all took off their hats and bowed politely in acknowledgment.
"Then, Omby Amby," said she, "I promote you to be Captain General of all the armies of my kingdom, and especially to be Commander of my Body Guard at the royal palace."
I had heard enough of Carlist headquarters to know that the man had been (very likely was still) Captain General of the Royal Bodyguard and was a person of great political (and domestic) influence at Court.
Such was the envelope and the voice of the fanatical soul belonging to the Grand-master of Ceremonies and Captain General of the Bodyguard at the Headquarters of the Legitimist Court, now detached on a special mission.
Then the Pygmy army would march homeward in triumph, attributing the victory entirely to their own valor, and to the warlike skill and strategy of whomsoever happened to be captain general; and for a tedious while afterwards, nothing would be heard of but grand processions, and public banquets, a nd brilliant illuminations, and shows of wax-work, with likenesses of the distinguished officers, as small as life.
President Masood Khan paid rich tribute to former AJK President and the first Defence Minister of Azad Kashmir Captain General Syed Ali Ahmed Shah for his prominent role during the war of liberation (1947) and later for his outstanding services in the newly formed AJK Government.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends The Captain General's Parade at Buckingham Palace
Prince Philip raises his hat in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines at a parade to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge at Buckingham Palace
ON MAY 26, team captain General Jonathan Vance and his GOFO hockey team squared off against publisher Scott Taylor and the Esprit de Corps Commandos squad.
The baton has visited 26 countries so far and will be handed to the Regiment's Captain General, the Queen, later this month.
The star here was the celebrated full-length golfing portrait painted in the 1790s of one Henry Callender in the attire of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club, the oldest golf club in the world.