Entry from US English dictionary
(1885–1945), US army general; full name George Smith Patton, Jr. During World War II, he commanded the ground forces in the Allied invasion of northwest Africa 1942–43, the US Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily 1943, and the US Third Army in the drive through France 1944. His story was told in the movie Patton (1971).
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: Pat·ton, George
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.