Translation of legion in Spanish:

legion

Pronunciation: /ˈliːdʒən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in ancient Rome) legión (feminine)
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    • 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.
    1.2 (large number) legión (feminine)
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    • 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.
    1.3the American/Royal British Legion[ la legión estadounidense/británica de ex-combatientes ]

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] (predicative/predicativo) the problems are legion los problemas son innumerables her admirers are legion tiene legiones de admiradores

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