Definition of Foreign Legion in English:

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Foreign Legion

Pronunciation: /ˈˌfôrən ˈlēj(ē)ən/
A military unit of the French army founded in the 1830s to fight France’s colonial wars. Composed, except for the higher ranks, of non-Frenchmen, the Legion was famed for its audacity and endurance. Its most famous campaigns were in French North Africa in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Syllabification: For·eign Le·gion

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