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American English: /ˌlidʒəˈnɛr/
British English: /ˌliːdʒəˈnɛː/

Translation of legionnaire in Spanish:


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    • It is kind of a risky thing to write a pop song about a legionnaire stuck in a desert.
    • The name annuity dates back to Roman legionnaires who were paid an annual pension when they retired from the army.
    • The lowest level of soldier in the Roman Army was the legionnaire.

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