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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a general officer ranking below a major general;
[syn: brigadier, brigadier general]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Brigadier general \Brig`a*dier" gen"er*al\ [F. brigadier, fr. brigade.] (Mil.) An officer in rank next above a colonel, and below a major general. He commands a brigade, and is sometimes called, by a shortening of his title, simple a brigadier. [1913 Webster]