noun U.S. Military.
Origin of lieutenant general
Examples from the Web for lieutenant general
It was on this occasion that Swift lampooned the lieutenant-general in his Ode to a Salamander.
Later on he offered the command to Lieutenant-General Hardee, who declined it.From Manassas to Appomattox|James Longstreet
He became avocat in 1669, and lieutenant-general in the snchausse of Angoulme .
He was appointed in 1651 lieutenant-general in the French army, and commander of the forces in Flanders.
The prince was forced to take the hand of the lieutenant-general of the kingdom.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac