Definition of centurion in English:
The commander of a century in the ancient Roman army.
- The cohorts, divided into six centuries (100 men in each century) commanded by a centurion, became the main tactical unit of the army.
- In Colchester museum, the tombstone of a Roman centurion stands a few feet above the spot where he had lain for centuries, a poignant bridging of time and space.
- Senior non-commissioned officers were called centurions, who varied greatly in rank.
Words that rhyme with centurionArthurian, Ben-Gurion, durian, holothurian, Khachaturian, Ligurian, Missourian, Silurian, tellurian
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