Definition of Military leader

1. Noun. A leader of military forces.

Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Leader
Specialized synonyms: Warlord
Specialized synonyms: Jeanne D'arc, Joan Of Arc, Saint Joan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Leader

military exercise
military exercises
military expedition
military force
military formation
military governor
military greeting
military group
military headquarters
military hospital
military installation
military intelligence
military issue
military junta
military law
military leader (current term)
military machine
military man
military march
military medicine
military mission
military music
military neurosis
military nursing
military officer
military operation
military order
military pace

Literary usage of Military leader

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

1. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"History of the Election of a military leader.—America's Destiny in His Hands.—Appointment of George Washington.—The Army at Cambridge, Mass. ..."

2. Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With Biographical by Alexander Kelly McClure, Byron Andrews (1902)
"He then received a general's I commission, and was a very prominent military leader throughout the four years of conflict. He sat in the lower house of ..."

3. The History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations by Thomas Williams Bicknell (1920)
"In evidence of the esteem of Rhode Island for their popular military leader, Gen. Burnside was chosen Governor for three terms, 1866 to 1869, ..."

4. The Christian Equivalent of War by David Willard Lyon (1915)
"The temptation to be a military leader Jesus could not have been insensible to the grievances of the age. He must have felt the wrongs of His countrymen as ..."

5. Fosteriana, Consisting of Thoughts, Reflections, and Criticisms, of John Foster by John Foster (1858)
"XIMENES AS A military leader. It gives an almost romantic air to his history to see him suspending his attention to the affairs of the church, the convents, ..."

6. Life of Gen. James H. Lane, "the Liberator of Kansas": With Corroborative by John Speer (1896)
""A TURBULENT AND DANGEROUS military leader." When Congress met, on the first Monday in December, 1857, President Buchanan earnestly recommended the ..."

7. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1892)
"Upon this military principle I conceive the English settlements were originally founded, that each several settlement was under a military leader, ..."

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