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A member of a legion.
[French légionnaire, from Old French, from legion, legion; see legion.]
(Military) (often capital) a member of certain military forces or associations, such as the French Foreign Legion or the British Legion
1. (often cap.) a member of the American Legion.
2. a member of any legion; legionary.
[1810–20; < French]
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|Noun||1.||Legionnaire - a member of the American Legion|
American Legion - the largest organization of United States war veterans
|2.||legionnaire - a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)|
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
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