Pronunciation: (ku-man'du-rē, -män'-), [key]
1. the office or rank of a commander.
2. the district of a commander.
3. a district controlled by a commander of certain medieval orders of knights.
4. a local branch or lodge of certain secret or fraternal orders.
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