Definition of legionnaire
: a member of a legion
Examples of legionnaire in a Sentence
the legionnaires are well respected for their fighting prowess
Recent Examples of legionnaire from the Web
Out of 845 Legionnaires sent on an expedition to Madagascar, 11 were officially declared to have taken their own lives.
Dakster Sullivan will be spending the weekend at the My Little Pony Convention with her fellow 501st Legionnaires.
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Origin and Etymology of legionnaire
French légionnaire, from Latin legionarius
First Known Use: 1595
LEGIONNAIRE Defined for English Language Learners
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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