- command module,
- command paper,
- command performance,
- command post,
- commander in chief,
- commander islands,
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|David Abrams|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Bruce Riedel|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He also wrote to the Commandant Coast Guards, identifying obvious vulnerabilities.
“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|Eli Lake|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Not so fast on women in combat, says the commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Amos.
Commandant Eloff returned constantly to the prisoners, chatting brightly with them and sympathising upon the fortunes of war.The Siege of Mafeking (1900)|J. Angus Hamilton.
Camps of instruction were established in every State, and a commandant sent from Richmond to take charge of the new levies.The Victim|Thomas Dixon
The commandant held up the glass in the sunlight from the open air-port, and gazed admiringly at the bubbles.Once Upon A Time|Richard Harding Davis
"Stop the engine, and remember what I told you," added the commandant.Taken by the Enemy|Oliver Optic
All this was because the Commandant suspected them of planning to escape.A Prisoner in Turkey|John Still
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.