Definitions:Among the ancient Romans, a body of soldiers divided into coborts, maniples, and centuries, and consisting of from 3000 to 6000 men; a military force; a great number. Legion of honour, an order instituted in France, by Napoleon, as a reward for merit, both civil and military.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
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Usage examples:While the discussion was proceeding, a Roman legion arrived; and the Gauls were driven out of the city, having lost not only their self- possession, but possession of the gold that had been assigned to them.
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