English version

marshal in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarshalmar‧shal1 /ˈmɑːʃəl $ ˈmɑːr-/ noun [countable]  1 PMan officer of the highest rank in the army or air force of some countries Marshal Zhukov the Marshal of the Royal Air Force2 PGOan official in charge of an important public event or ceremony Heston has been named grand marshal of the parade.3 a person who controls crowds, traffic etc at a sports event or other public event I could see a marshal on the finish line waving a yellow flag.4 federal/US marshal5 American EnglishSSO the officer in charge of a fire department
Examples from the Corpus
marshalAt the end of the walk a marshal will sign your form.You may possibly have the chance of being marshal to a judge; if so, of course jump at it.Joining the royal curia, he then became knight-deputy to the earl marshal and marshal of the household.a federal marshalGovernor Ross Barnett of Mississippi did not want federal marshals to displace his authority.the fire marshalCharlton Heston was the grand marshal of the Hollywood Christmas Parade.grand marshalThe 1997 grand marshals are Rev.The Stanley Cup parade was going to last for weeks, and he would be the grand marshal.