Definition of legion in English:

legion

Line breaks: le¦gion
Pronunciation: /ˈliːdʒ(ə)n
 
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noun

adjective

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Origin

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).

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