- The most important fighting unit of the Roman Army was the legion commanded by a legatus.
- Thus it was Titus who commanded the Roman legions during the famous sack of Jerusalem.
- The Roman legions brought peace and prosperity, at least most of the time.
- She has already won a legion of admirers and a Radio 3 Award for world music.
- It'll silence their critics, amaze their fans and win them a whole new legion of admirers.
- For the band's legion of fans, Metz's book is a loving walk down memory lane.
- His list of friends and admirers there is legion.
- Admirers, who are legion according to Chan, call him Little Prince ‘because he's very pretty.’
- By contrast, makeshift labs that produce the synthetic drug methamphetamine are legion - thousands of such facilities are busted annually.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin legio(n-), from legere 'choose, levy'. The adjective dates from the late 17th century, in early use often in the phrase my, their, etc. name is legion, i.e. 'we, they, etc. are many' (Mark 5:9).
Words that rhyme with legionGlaswegian, Norwegian, region
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