[kom-uh n-dan-tee; Spanish, Italian kaw-mahn-dahn-te]
Origin of comandante
< Spanish, Italian
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Examples from the Web for comandante
So imagine the commotion when Venezuelans recently heard a recording of the Comandante himself, seemingly back from the grave.Venezuela’s Audio Hoax Sees Chavez Speaking From the Grave
October 8, 2013
Michael Moynihan collects five of the dumbest love letters to the departed Venezuelan comandante.The Stupidest Hugo Chávez Hagiographies From the Yanquis Who Loved Him
March 7, 2013
The fatherland is a shambles, Bolivarian socialism has failed, and Comandante Chávez is dead.Hugo Chávez Dead at 58: Good Riddance!
March 5, 2013
The Yankee Comandante David Grann, The New Yorker A story of love, revolution, and betrayal.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads of 2012
December 28, 2012
But after 14 years in power, can the 58-year-old comandante stay healthy enough to push ahead with his Bolivarian revolution?After the Presidential Election, a Tough Road for Hugo Chávez
October 9, 2012
The Comandante pledges himself, as a hidalgo, that you shall not be harmed.
"I go to speak to the Comandante," responded the priest gravely.
The comandante saw the smile, which was not intended for him.Cabbages and Kings
The only rejoinder uttered by the Comandante was a fierce “Carrajo!”
He knew the character of the Comandante, as well as the dangerous power with which he was armed.