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MAJOR, persons. One who has attained his full age, and has acquired all his civil rights; one who is no longer a minor; an adult.

MAJOR. Military language. The lowest of the staff officers; a degree higher than captain.

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10(a), the 1st major frequency components are distributed in a limited frequency band of 250 to 500 kHz.
UAW union begins picketing GM, 1st major strike since 1998
The US military launches its 1st major operation, Iron Saber, against insurgents led by anti-US Shiite theologian Muqtada Al Sadr, striking at militia enclaves in Karbala and in Diwaniya in the south in an effort to retake control of those areas.
Tribune News Network - Doha : The 1st Major Event Safety and Security Conference, organised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in cooperation with Interpol's Project Stadia, and Qatar's Ministry of Interior, focused on the attention and follow-up, especially as it witnessed the launch of the Stadia Knowledge Management System, last week.
Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy secretary-general Hassan al-Thawadi speaking at the 1st Major Event Safety and Security Conference yesterday.