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generalissimo

noun [C] uk   /ˌdʒen.ər.əˈlɪs.ɪ.məʊ/ us    /-ɚ.əˈlɪs.ɪ.moʊ/ (plural generalissimos)
a leader of the armed forces, especially one who is also the ruler of the countryLeaders of national and regional governmentsGeneral ranks in the armed forces
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