Definition of judge advocate general in English:

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judge advocate general

noun

An officer in supreme control of the courts martial in the armed forces, excluding (in the UK) the navy.
Example sentences
  • Layfield is now assigned to the Office of the Judge Advocate General, Washington, D.C.
  • After consulting with Conner, Chief of Staff General James W. McAndrew, Judge Advocate General Walter Bethel, and Pershing met with coalition commanders-in-chief at Senlis, France.
  • May I introduce to you Rear Admiral Harmon Rabb, Judge Advocate General.
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