French Foreign Legion

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French Foreign Legion

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(Military) a unit of the French Army formerly serving esp in French North African colonies. It is largely recruited from foreigners, with French senior officers
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Noun1.French Foreign Legion - a former foreign legion in the French army that was used for military duties outside of FranceFrench Foreign Legion - a former foreign legion in the French army that was used for military duties outside of France
foreign legion - a military unit composed of foreign volunteers who serve the state
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com, referring to the Legionaire priests who were informing Legion members and supporters.
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Totu later became a leading member of the Legionaire or Iron Guard fascist movement.
Formidable as a Legionaire is, his primary weapon systems are sometimes lost or broken in the course of bloody combat.
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We reached the conclusion that that [bringing the issue to the Congress] was a step that was required," said Athie, who fell out of favor with the Catholic hierarchy in Mexico after he denounced the Legionaires of Christ and ex-priest Marcial Maciel for committing sexual abuses against minors.
I generally fall in behind a bunch of sweating, cursing legionaires and bid them farewell once we reach Nine Mile Burn.
When the Goths send back the Roman emissary, possibly Mike Cattermole, strapped to his horse sans head, JP Maximus turns to his legionaires and says, "On my signal, unleash hell".
The ancient Roman legionaires used to call themselves "Marius' mules"[mulimariani].
WOOTON BASSETT All around the little streets The traffic slowly stops Sad and sombre people start Coming out of shops Housewives with their shopping Workers on a break Children with their parents Line the streets and wait Old soldiers with their medals Worn proudly on their chests Legionaires with flags to top And bright eyed young cadets The gentle hum of voices Is replaced by sobs and tears Old men salute and flags are dipped As the line of cars appears For this is Wooton Bassett's way of saying You're not alone We salute you fallen heroes We are proud to have you home.