Definition of 'subaltern'
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The Colonel smiled tightly and didn't exert himself to reply; a subaltern approached and made new marks on the map. COUP D'ETAT (2001)Alan's regiment was an expensive one for a subaltern of those days, although military life in India was financially easier than elsewhere. DARE CALL IT TREASON (2001)Kenworthy asked their subaltern if he knew where Corps HQ had got to. DISPLACED PERSON (2001)
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