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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mo·dore /ˈkɑməˌdor, ˌdɔr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mo·dore n.
 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.
 2. British Navy A captain commanding a squadron, or a division of a fleet, or having the temporary rank of rear admiral.
 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.
 4. A familiar for the flagship, or for the principal vessel of a squadron or fleet.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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