Part of speech: noun

The commander of a squadron.

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Usage examples "commodore":

  1. " To the Japanese: 'They may be brothers to Commodore Perry, but they ain't no brothers of mine. - "Notes of a War Correspondent", Richard Harding Davis.
  2. As it was, the brigs maintained the pursuit for a distance of some sixteen miles altogether, when they were recalled by signal from the commodore. - "The Log of a Privateersman", Harry Collingwood.
  3. During the war there was more than one such rose to be commodore. - "Ralph Granger's Fortunes", William Perry Brown.