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 for Commodore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Commodore \Com"mo*dore`\, n. [Prob. a corruption of commander,
     or Sp. comendador a knight of a military order who holds a
     commandery; also a superior of a monastery, fr. LL.
     commendare to command. Cf. Commend, Command,
     Commander.]
     1. (U. S. Navy) An officer who ranks next above a captain;
        sometimes, by courtesy, the senior captain of a squadron.
        The rank of commodore corresponds with that of brigadier
        general in the army.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (British Navy) A captain commanding a squadron, or a
        division of a fleet, or having the temporary rank of rear
        admiral.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A title given by courtesy to the senior captain of a line
        of merchant vessels, and also to the chief officer of a
        yachting or rowing club.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A familiar for the flagship, or for the principal vessel
        of a squadron or fleet.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  commodore
      n 1: a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and
           below a rear admiral; the lowest grade of admiral

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Commodore
  
      Commodore Business Machines or one of
     their computers such as the Commodore 64.
  
     (2010-09-14)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Commodore, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    337
     Housing Units (2000): 147
     Land area (2000):     0.768239 sq. miles (1.989730 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.003810 sq. miles (0.009867 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.772049 sq. miles (1.999597 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            15464
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.710694 N, 78.945857 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     15729
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Commodore, PA
      Commodore
  

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