legionnaire

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noun le·gion·naire \ˌlē-jə-ˈner\

Examples of legionnaire in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of legionnaire

French légionnaire, from Latin legionarius


First Known Use: 1818


LEGIONNAIRE Defined for English Language Learners

legionnaire

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noun le·gion·naire \ˌlē-jə-ˈner\

Definition of legionnaire for English Language Learners

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



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