HyperDic: legion

English > 5 senses of the word legion:
NOUNgrouplegion, hostarchaic terms for army
grouplegionassociation of ex-servicemen
grouplegiona large military unit
grouplegion, horde, hosta vast multitude
ADJECTIVEalllegion, numerousamounting to a large indefinite number
legion > pronunciation
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English > legion: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAmounting to a large indefinite number.
Example "Palomar's fans are legion"
BroadermanyA quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'as' or 'too' or 'so' or 'that'
Spanishnumerosa, numeroso
English > legion: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningArchaic terms for army.
NarrowerRoman LegionA division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman army
Sabaoth(plural) hosts or armies
Broaderarmy, regular army, ground forcesA permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
Spanishhueste, legión
Catalanhost, legió
English > legion: 5 senses > noun 2, group
Meaningassociation of ex-servicemen.
Example"the American Legion"
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
English > legion: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA large military unit.
Example"the French Foreign Legion"
Memberslegionnaire, legionaryA soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
Narrowerforeign legionA military unit composed of foreign volunteers who serve the state
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
English > legion: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA vast multitude.
Synonymshorde, host
Broadermultitude, throng, concourseA large gathering of people
Spanishhorda, hueste, legión

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