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cen·tu·ri·on

 (sĕn-to͝or′ē-ən, -tyo͝or′-)
n.
The commander of a century in the Roman army.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin centuriō, centuriōn-, from centuria, group of a hundred; see century.]
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centurion

(sɛnˈtjʊərɪən)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the officer commanding a Roman century
2. (Military) the officer commanding a Roman century
[C14: from Latin centuriō, from centuria century]
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cen•tu•ri•on

(sɛnˈtʊər i ən, -ˈtyʊər-)

n.
(in the ancient Roman army) the commander of a century.
[1225–75; Middle English < Latin centuriō=centur(ia) century + -iō -ion]
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centurion

A Roman officer commanding an army unit of 100 men.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centurion - (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldierscenturion - (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
warrior - someone engaged in or experienced in warfare
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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Translations
centurio

centurion

[senˈtjʊərɪən] Ncenturión m
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centurion

[sɛnˈtjʊəriən] ncenturion m
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centurion

nZenturio m
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centurion

[sɛnˈtjʊərɪən] ncenturione m
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