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legion

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being of a large but indefinite number
  • the obstacles that the programmers had to overcome have been legion

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legion

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Synonyms of legion (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a large body of men and women organized for land warfare
  • joined the French Foreign Legion

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2 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • legions of fans crowded the stadium for the rock concert

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The first known use of legion was in the 13th century

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“Legion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/legion. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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