Origin of major general
OTHER WORDS FROM major generalma·jor-gen·er·al·cy, ma·jor-gen·er·al·ship, noun
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How to use major general in a sentence
He died of kidney cancer on March 8, 2017, as a retired, revered and decorated major general.The US military’s first experiment with portable nuclear reactors was short and tragic|Purbita Saha|July 22, 2021|Popular-Science
He rose to the rank of major general and led his troops in an 1864 attack that became known as the Fort Pillow Massacre.Memphis is digging up the remains of a Confederate general who led the early KKK|Brittany Shammas|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“They are hypocritical on this very issue,” Shearer said about Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and other public officials.
Iraq may have been an irregular fight, but it had major moments.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It also contains some clunky passages of adultery, temptations of the flesh, and general sexual awkwardness.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman