Definition of brigade major in English:

brigade major

Line breaks: bri|gade major

noun

Military
The principal staff officer to the brigadier in command at the headquarters of a brigade.
More example sentences
  • Eden fought in the First World War, ending it as the youngest brigade major in the British Army.
  • In 1934, however, he returned to India on exchange as brigade major of the 8th Indian Brigade.
  • He returned to Victoria as brigade major of the 15th Infantry Brigade.

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