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le·gion·naire

 (lē′jə-nâr′)
n.
A member of a legion.

[French légionnaire, from Old French, from legion, legion; see legion.]

legionnaire

(ˌliːdʒəˈnɛə)
n
(Military) (often capital) a member of certain military forces or associations, such as the French Foreign Legion or the British Legion

le•gion•naire

(ˌli dʒəˈnɛər)

n.
1. (often cap.) a member of the American Legion.
2. a member of any legion; legionary.
[1810–20; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
ex-serviceman, vet, veteran - a person who has served in the armed forces
2.legionnaire - a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)legionnaire - a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛəʳ] Nlegionario m
legionnaire's diseaseenfermedad f del legionario, legionella f

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛər] nlégionnaire mlegionnaire's disease nmaladie f du légionnaire, légionellose f

legionnaire

nLegionär m

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛəʳ] n (French Foreign Legion) → legionario
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