rear admiral definition by Webster's New World
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U.S. Navy an officer ranking above a commodore and below a vice admiral
rear admiral definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard that is above captain and below vice admiral.
- One who holds this rank.