HyperDic: baron_hugh_caswall_tremenheere_dowding

English > 1 sense of the expression Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding:
NOUNperson Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, Dowding, Hugh Dowding, DowdyBritish marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
English > Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970).
SynonymsDowding, Hugh Dowding, Dowdy
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
marshal, marshall(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
SpanishHugh Dowding
CatalanHugh Dowding

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