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supreme commander

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noun
  1. the military officer commanding all allied forces in a theater of war.

Origin of supreme commander

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for supreme commander

supreme commander

noun
  1. the military officer in overall command of all forces in one theatre of operations
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