Definition of Colonel. Meaning of Colonel. Synonyms of Colonel

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Definition of Colonel

Colonel
Colonel Colo"nel, n. [F. colonel, It. colonello, prop., the chief or commander of a column, fr. colonna column, L. columna. See Column.] (Mil.) The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.

Meaning of Colonel from wikipedia

- Colonel (/ˈkɜːrnəl/; abbreviated as Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank used in many countries. It is also used in some police forces...
- major and below a colonel. Several police forces in the United States use the rank of lieutenant colonel. The rank of lieutenant colonel is often shortened...
- The Colonel or the Colonels can refer to: Colonel Sanders, the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Colonel Tom Parker, the manager for Elvis Presley...
- Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant...
- Space Force, colonel (/ˈkɜːrnəl/) is the most senior field-grade military officer rank, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and just below...
- Colonel Bagshot were an English rock band formed in the late 1960s in Liverpool, England. Originally called "Colonel Bagshot's Incredible Bucket Band"...
- Space Force, lieutenant colonel is a field-grade officer rank, just above the rank of major and just below the rank of colonel. It is equivalent to the...
- Colonel Abrams (May 25, 1949 – November 24, 2016)[disputed – discuss] was an American musician, singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Colonel Abrams (his...
- Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and is the most well-known of a number of honorary colonelcies...
- Colonel Sebastian Moran is a fictional character in the stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle. An enemy of Sherlock Holmes, he first appears in the 1903...