legionary

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Reenactors of Ancient Roman legionaries

Adjective[edit]

legionary (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or consisting of a legion or legions.
    A legionary force
  2. Containing a great number.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica (aka, Vulgar Errours), Google Books
      Unto whom ( what is deplorable in men and Christians ) too many applying themselves, betwixt jest and earnest, betray the cause of truth, and insensibly make up the legionary body of error.

Noun[edit]

legionary (plural legionaries)

  1. (military, Ancient Rome) A soldier belonging to a legion; a professional soldier of the ancient Roman army.
  2. A member of a legion, such as the American Legion, or of any organization containing the term legion in its title (e.g. the French Foreign Legion).

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  • (soldier of the Ancient Roman legion): centurion

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