American Legion

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Amer′ican Le′gion

a society, organized in 1919, composed of veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
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Noun1.American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veteransAmerican Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion
ex-serviceman, vet, veteran - a person who has served in the armed forces
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In 1976, the first identified outbreak of Legionnaires' disease sickened over 220 and killed 34 American Legionnaires attending a convention in Philadelphia.
American Legionnaires have constructed three fire pits on a vacant lot across from Veterans Park.
In the third of the interrelated case studies, Blower takes the fascist theme further, devoting a chapter to the American Legionnaires' 1927 reunion on the streets of Paris.

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