HyperDic: hugh_dowding

English > 1 sense of the expression Hugh Dowding:
NOUNperson Hugh Dowding, Dowding, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere 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 > Hugh 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, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere 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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