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Topic: ARMY

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Afrikaans
Origin: kommando, from Dutch, from Spanish comando, from comandar 'to command', from French commander; COMMANDEER

commando

noun
     
com‧man‧do plural commandos or commandoes
1PMA [countable] a soldier who is specially trained to make quick attacks into enemy areas:
a commando raid
2

go commando

American English spoken to not wear any underwear - used humorously
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