legião

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legiō (legion), from legō (I gather), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌle.ʒi.ˈɐ̃w̃/, /ˌle.ˈʒjɐ̃w̃/

Noun[edit]

legião f (plural legiões)

  1. (historical, military, Ancient Rome) legion (major unit or division of the Roman army)
  2. (military) legion (large military or semimilitary unit trained for combat)
  3. legion (large number of people)

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