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legionnaire

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noun le·gion·naire \ˌlē-jə-ˈner\

Simple Definition of legionnaire

  • : a member of a legion (such as the French Foreign Legion, the Royal British Legion, or the American Legion)

Full Definition of legionnaire

  1. :  a member of a legion

Examples of legionnaire

  1. <the legionnaires are well respected for their fighting prowess>



Origin of legionnaire

French légionnaire, from Latin legionarius


First Known Use: 1818

Rhymes with legionnaire



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