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Definition of Lieutenant colonel
Lieutenant colonelLieutenant Lieu*ten"ant (l[-u]*t[e^]n"ant), n. [F., fr. lieu
place + tenant holding, p. pr. of tenir to hold, L. tenere.
See Lieu, and Tenant, and cf. Locum Tenens.]
1. An officer who supplies the place of a superior in his
absence; a representative of, or substitute for, another
in the performance of any duty.
The lawful magistrate, who is the vicegerent or
lieutenant of God. --Abp.
(a) A commissioned officer in the army, next below a
(b) A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank
next below a commander.
(c) A commissioned officer in the United States navy, in
rank next below a lieutenant commander.
Note: Lieutenant is often used, either adjectively or in
hyphened compounds, to denote an officer, in rank next
below another, especially when the duties of the higher
officer may devolve upon the lower one; as, lieutenant
general, or lieutenant-general; lieutenant colonel, or
lieutenant-colonel; lieutenant governor, etc.
Deputy lieutenant, the title of any one of the deputies or
assistants of the lord lieutenant of a county. [Eng.]
Lieutenant colonel, an army officer next in rank above
major, and below colonel.
Lieutenant commander, an officer in the United States navy,
in rank next below a commander and next above a
Lieutenant general. See in Vocabulary.
(a) An officer of a State, being next in rank to the
governor, and, in case of the death or resignation of
the latter, himself acting as governor. [U. S.]
(b) A deputy governor acting as the chief civil officer of
one of several colonies under a governor general.
Meaning of Lieutenant colonel from wikipedia
- lieutenant colonel
(or its equivalent) Lieutenant
(Canada) Lieutenant colonel
(United Kingdom) Lieutenant colonel
(United States) Lieutenant
- Air Force, a lieutenant colonel
is a field-grade military officer
rank just above
the rank of major
and just below
the rank of colonel
. It is equivalent...
- Lieutenant colonel
(Lt Col), is a rank in the British
Army and Royal Marines which
is also used in many Commonwealth
countries. The rank is superior
see "lieutenant colonel
" for other countries which
use this rank In the Canadian
(LCol, French: lieutenant
- to military
service. The rank of colonel
is typically above
the rank of lieutenant colonel
. The rank above colonel
is typically called
- Lieutenant colonel general
or sub-colonel general
(Serbo-Croat: генерал-потпуковник or general-potpukovnik) is a general officer
rank in a number
- Senior lieutenant colonel
(SLTC) is a senior officer
rank in the Singapore Armed
just above lieutenant colonel
and below colonel
. The senior...
- and Air Force, colonel
(/ˈkɜːrnəl/) is the most senior field grade military officer
rank, immediately above
the rank of lieutenant colonel
and just below...
- units. The word colonel originates
in the medieval
term capitaine colonel
, "the head (officer) of a column" (=regiment). Lieutenant
is the one who...
- its many variations
(e.g. lieutenant colonel
commander, flight lieutenant
, second lieutenant
and many non-English language...
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