legionnaire

(redirected from Legionnaires)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Legionnaires: Legionnaires disease

le·gion·naire

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

[French légionnaire, from Old French, from legion, legion; see legion.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

legionnaire

(ˌliːdʒəˈnɛə)
n
(Military) (often capital) a member of certain military forces or associations, such as the French Foreign Legion or the British Legion
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛəʳ] Nlegionario m
legionnaire's diseaseenfermedad f del legionario, legionella f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛər] nlégionnaire mlegionnaire's disease nmaladie f du légionnaire, légionellose f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

legionnaire

nLegionär m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

legionnaire

[ˌliːdʒəˈnɛəʳ] n (French Foreign Legion) → legionario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
AN investigation has begun into a rise in cases of the potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease in one part of Wales.
Georgia health officials&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;confirmed one death after&nbsp;an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Atlanta.
TUESDAY, July 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Legionnaires' disease has been diagnosed in 11 people who stayed at the Sheraton Atlanta, and there have been another 55 probable cases, Georgia health officials say.
The bacteria - found in water systems - can cause Legionnaires' disease, a rare form of pneumonia.
A WARNING has been issued over the high number of confirmed Legionnaires' disease cases in the Vale of Glamorgan during the past 10 months.
On average, there are around 30 cases of Legionnaires' disease in the whole of Wales each year.
Dubai: A senior Dubai Municipality official on Monday denied a report claiming that a Dubai school was forced to close temporarily as a result of Legionnaires' disease caused by water contaminated with bacteria.
Such outbreaks can range from the life-threatening Legionnaires' disease to itchy hot tub rash.
Cooling tower experts say a new app that allows building managers to make dry runs of their cooling tower inspections will help combat the spread of Legionnaires' disease in the city.
McHenry County health officials still are seeking the source and common denominator that led to nine people contracting Legionnaires' disease between June 7 and July 1.
At least 18 British travellers have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after returning from the western coast of the Spanish island this summer.