from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The head of a spear; a cronel.
- n. Obsolete form of colonel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A colonel.
- n. The iron head of a tilting spear, divided into two, three, or four blunt points.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of coronal, 2.
- n. The earlier form of colonel.
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Frequently the local political boss, the coronel was a sort of patrão to his followers, who received favors and expected future favors.
Segundo o coronel, estudantes PEGARAM os policiais de suas motocicletas (que os pobres coitados não tiveram tempo de fugir ou se proteger, afinal todo seu equipamento não era páreo para os livro e mochilas mortais dos estudantes terroristas) e os fizeram de REFÉNS.
Esse mesmo senhor coronel, durante a mesma entrevista, discute com uma garota que lhe aparece aos gritos argumentando algo sobre os absurdos cometidos pela PM.
In the podcast Mr. Hodgson explains why colonel is pronounced "coronel."
The real reason it seems why Chavez hates so much RCTV is because one of its owner, renowned interviewer Marcel Granier, refers to Chavez as “teniente coronel” lieutenant colonel.
Besides, “teniente coronel” is perfectly right and accurate as it is the grade Chavez held when his military career ended after the 1992 coup.
Muchos años después, frente al pelotón de fusilamiento, el coronel Aureliano Buendía había de recordar aquella tarde remota en que su padre lo llevó a conocer el hielo.
A mere "teniente coronel" who did not benefit from the polishing graces of reaching command positions, assuming he could have benefited from that.
Marcel Granier is also an articulate opponent of Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, who Granier likes to call "el teniente coronel", for the last grade in the army Chavez held before trying the bloody coup of 1992.
Lieutenant coronel Tussen dos Santos said late Sunday in a news conference that during the year some of the main military bases of
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