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Captain

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tax paid to the port captain
N


capitanía
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capitanía
NF

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English Definitions

captain
N
an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
captain
N
the naval officer in command of a military ship
captain
N
a policeman in charge of a precinct
captain
N
an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
captain
N
the leader of a group of people
captain
N
the pilot in charge of an airship
captain
N
a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
captain
V
be the captain of a sports team
N
British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754-1817)
Captain Bob
N
United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)
Captain Cook
N
English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
Captain Hicks
N
the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
N
a fictional English admiral during the Napoleonic Wars in novels written by C. S. Forester
Captain James Cook
N
English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
Captain John Smith
N
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
Captain Kidd
N
Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
captain's chair
N
a wooden armchair with a saddle seat and a low back that has vertical spindles
captaincy
N
the post of captain
captainship
N
the post of captain
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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