Definition of generalcy in English:


Syllabification: gen·er·al·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈjenərəlsē


  • The rank, office, or tenure of a general.
    More example sentences
    • He served in the western theater, where he won a major generalcy by 1863.
    • He then commanded another expedition to punish the Ashanti in West Africa, his capture of their capital at Kumasi in February 1873 being rewarded with his major generalcy.
    • With the July 4, 1863, capitulation of the city he was awarded a major generalcy in the regular army.

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