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colonel US English

An army officer of high rank, in particular (in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps) an officer above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general

colonel New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

rank of army officer above lieutenant colonel

bird colonel US English

A full colonel

Colonel Blimp US English

Another term for blimp222.

Kentucky colonel US English

An honorary commission given by the state of Kentucky to individuals noted for their public service and their work for the advancement of Kentucky

lieutenant colonel US English

A commissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above major and below colonel

colonel-in-chief US English

A title given to the honorary head of a regiment in the British army

colonel-in-chief New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

honorary head of a regiment in the British army

Colonel Blimp in blimp US English

A pompous, reactionary type of person

Gaddafi, Mu'ammer al- US English

(1942–2011), Libyan statesman; head of state 1970–2011. After leading a coup that overthrew King Idris in 1969, he established the Libyan Arab Republic and pursued a policy of Islamic fundamentalism blended with Arab nationalism. Accused of supporting international terrorism and wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity, he was deposed in August 2011. He was later captured and killed by Libyan revolutionaries

Colonel John By in Ottawa US English

The federal capital of Canada, in southeastern Ontario, on the Ottawa River; population 812,129 (2006). From its founding in 1827 until 1854, it was named Bytown after Colonel John By (1779–1836)

Colonel Thomas Pride in Pride's Purge US English

The exclusion or arrest of about 140 members of parliament likely to vote against a trial of the captive Charles I by soldiers under the command of Colonel Thomas Pride (d.1658) in December 1648. Following the purge, the remaining members, known as the Rump Parliament, voted for the trial which resulted in Charles’s execution

Sanders, Harland David US English

(1890–1980), US entrepreneur; full name Colonel Harland David Sanders. He founded Kentucky Fried Chicken (now called KFC), perfecting his secret chicken recipe in 1939 and selling the first franchise in 1952

Colonel Harland David Sanders in Sanders, Harland David US English

(1890–1980), US entrepreneur; full name Colonel Harland David Sanders. He founded Kentucky Fried Chicken (now called KFC), perfecting his secret chicken recipe in 1939 and selling the first franchise in 1952