insignia of rank insignia of rank

Definition(s):

  • (n) an insignia worn on a military uniform

Usage(s):

  1. Stripped of all insignia of rank, the soldier delivered to Iraq's infamous Abu Ghraib prison seemed just another anonymous victim of Saddam Hussein's capricious cruelty.
  2. The troops wear no insignia of rank, live communally and receive no pay.
  3. As Lumumba rode off, General Lundula sneaked out the back way aquiver with fear, and with all insignia of rank carefully removed.
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effusion effusion
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