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legion
American English: /ˈlidʒən/
British English: /ˈliːdʒ(ə)n/

Translation of legion in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (in ancient Rome)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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

  • [formal] (predicative) the problems are legion
    los problemas son innumerables
    her admirers are legion
    tiene legiones de admiradores
    Example sentences
    • Literary references to wine drinking are legion, presumably because it encouraged conversation, civilized, bawdy, or sometimes nonsensical.
    • The number of characters confronting inner demons was legion.
    • The stories about Dan are legion, and don't bear repetition here - although his autobiography is highly recommended.

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