Origin of commandant
Examples from the Web for commandant
We believe that we may be close to such an impasse, and we want to present the Commandant with options.Gagging the Corps: A Marine Commandant’s War on Newsprint
February 26, 2014
He is a graduate of the Kakul academy and was also its commandant at one point in his career.The New Head of Pakistan’s Army Holds the Country’s Most Important Job
November 30, 2013
He also wrote to the Commandant Coast Guards, identifying obvious vulnerabilities.When India Failed in the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
November 2, 2013
“I am a big fan of General Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, now at the two-and-a-half-year mark in that job,” he says.Shortlist Forms to Replace Gen. John Allen as NATO Chief Nominee
February 15, 2013
Not so fast on women in combat, says the commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Amos.Women in Combat: Standards Meet Equality
January 31, 2013
I am recommending you to the care of the station-master, the Commandant X.
This girl is at present the wife of Commandant Monfils Chesneau.
If I am commandant of this force I hand over the captaincy of this company to you.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
But supposing, now, I was to take it into my head to inform the Commandant?A Hero of Our Time
M. Y. Lermontov
Ferguson went to the infirmary and Grayson went to the Commandant's office.The Adventurer
Cyril M. Kornbluth
- an officer commanding a place, group, or establishment
Word Origin and History for commandant
1680s, from French commandant "the one commanding" originally "commanding," present participle of commander (Old French comander) "to order, enjoin;" see command (v.). Similar formation in Spanish and Italian comandante.