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Other Commando Definition

[n] an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
[n] a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids

Synonyms

ranger

Misc. Definitions

\Com*man"do\, n. [D. See {Command}, v. t.] In South Africa, a military body or command; also, sometimes, an expedition or raid; as, a commando of a hundred Boers. The war bands, called commandos, have played a great part in the . . . military history of the country. --James Bryce.

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