major general(redirected from major-generalship)
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1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above brigadier general and below lieutenant general.
2. One who holds this rank.
(Military) military an officer immediately junior to a lieutenant general
ˈmajor-ˈgeneralship, ˈmajor-ˈgeneralcy n
a military officer ranking below a lieutenant general and above a brigadier general.