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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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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-)
(in the ancient Roman army) the commander of a century.
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A Roman officer commanding an army unit of 100 men.
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|Noun||1.||centurion - (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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centurion[senˈtjʊərɪən] N → centurión m
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
centurion[sɛnˈtjʊəriən] n → centurion m
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n → Zenturio m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
centurion[sɛnˈtjʊərɪən] n → centurione m
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