Definition of Commander in chief

1. Noun. The officer who holds the supreme command. "In the U.S. the president is the commander in chief"

Exact synonyms: Generalissimo
Generic synonyms: Commandant, Commander, Commanding Officer



Definition of Commander in chief

1. Noun. Supreme commander of the armed forces of an entire country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Commander in chief

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"Appointment of George Washington to be commander-in-chief of the army, by the Congress of the Confederation, on the 15th Juw, 1775, THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1775. ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"19, 1892, he was elected commander-in-chief of the National industrial legion of the United States, the political club of the people's party, ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"On May the 26th, Arthur Whetham, Esq. was appointed governor and commander-in-chief of Curacoa, and Thomas Picton, Esq. to be governor and ..."

4. The Law and Custom of the Constitution by William Reynell Anson (1892)
"The duties of the Commander-in- Chief were de- 3 5' fined, and were to be ... Financial Secretary is responsible, the Commander-in-Chief is the only person ..."

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