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n. pl. gen·er·al·is·si·mos
The commander in chief of all the armed forces in certain countries.
[Italian, superlative of generale, a general, from Latin generālis, general; see general.]
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n, pl -mos
(Military) a supreme commander of combined military, naval, and air forces, esp one who wields political as well as military power
[C17: from Italian, superlative of generale general]
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gen•er•al•is•si•mo(ˌdʒɛn ər əˈlɪs əˌmoʊ)
n., pl. -mos.
(in certain countries) the supreme commander of the armed forces.
[1615–25; < Italian, superlative of generale general]
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|Noun||1.||generalissimo - the officer who holds the supreme command; "in the U.S. the president is the commander in chief"|
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generalissimo[ˌdʒenərəˈlɪsɪməʊ] N → generalísimo m
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