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le·gion·ar·y

 (lē′jə-nĕr′ē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or constituting a legion.
n. pl. le·gion·ar·ies
A soldier of a legion.

legionary

(ˈliːdʒənərɪ)
adj
(Military) of or relating to a legion
n, pl -aries
(Military) a soldier belonging to a legion

le•gion•ar•y

(ˈli dʒəˌnɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -ar•ies. adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or belonging to a legion.
2. constituting a legion or legions.
n.
3. a soldier of a legion.
[1570–80; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.legionary - a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)legionary - 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

legionary

[ˈliːdʒənərɪ]
A. ADJlegionario
B. Nlegionario m

legionary

adjLegions-; legionary cohortLegionskohorte f
n (also legionnaire)Legionär m

legionary

[ˈliːdʒənrɪ] n (Roman history) → legionario
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