Definition of Subalterns

1. Noun. (plural of subaltern) ¹



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Definition of Subalterns

1. subaltern [n] - See also: subaltern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subalterns

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subalmoner
subalmoners
subalpine
subalpine fir
subalpine larch
subaltern
subalternal
subalternant
subalternants
subalternate
subalternates
subalternating
subalternation
subalternations
subalterns (current term)
subanalyses
subanalysis
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subangular
subantarctic
subaortic
subapennine
subapical
subapostolic
subappendices
subappendix
subappendixes
subaqua
subaquatic

Literary usage of Subalterns

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1. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1890)
"Fleming and subalterns, dated Jan'y 27th; to Captain Ballard and subalterns, dated Jan'y 29th ; to Captain Campbell and subalterns, dated Feb. ..."

2. Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States by John Brannan (1823)
"The left wing composed of the companies commanded by captain Hamilton, subalterns lieutenant Moore and ensign Heron; captain Williams, subalterns lieutenant ..."

3. Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States by John Brannan (1823)
"The left wing composed of the companies commanded by captain Hamilton, subalterns lieutenant Moore and ensign Heron; captain Williams, subalterns lieutenant ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"own subalterns would drill them to death, as they were of no use in this their present life. It was an exceedingly painful scene, and I made haste to be ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
""We have lost three majors, some captains, subalterns, stragglers, and in all one hundred and twenty-seven privates.1 BY a gentleman from Albany, ..."

6. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
""We have lost three majors, some captains, subalterns, stragglers, and in all one hundred and twenty-seven privates.' BY a gentleman from Albany, ..."

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