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adjective as in numerous

noun as in mass, force of people

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Because the companies that Reddit’s legion of traders decided to pump were ultimately not selected for anything other than price plasticity.

As legions of day traders drove up GameStop’s share price more than than 1,700% this month, institutional investors who had bet against it have stomached massive losses, scrambling to cover their positions by buying the stock back.

From Quartz

Hathiramani sees his startup as an onramp to the tech industry for legions of workers who have the skillsets to work in tech, but lack the network to see themselves in the business.

All have been criticized for inflating the cost of living in big cities, particularly on the West Coast, where legions of well-paid software developers helped drive up housing prices.

From Fortune

Instances of PPP fraud are legion and continue to pile up, from the fake Florida ministry that allegedly received more than $8 million in government funds to the Texas man who allegedly poured nearly $1 million of PPP money into cryptocurrency.

From Fortune

Oprah, when she came, found a legion of her fans on its doorstep.

We will see some surprising groups, maybe a legion of them, face the Six.

First, in his opening remarks yesterday, the pontiff towed a much more conservative line than his legion of new fans might expect.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reportedly tried to join the Legion before enlisting in the U.S. Army.

That will be a harder claim to make after today: its soccer team is a doughty legion.

He was, for this reason, at once elected lieutenant-colonel of the volunteer legion of the Pyrenees.

This weakened the defence of the land against the northern tribes, as the legion never returned.

She constantly wore on her breast the cross of chevalier of the Legion of Honor conferred on her husband by the Emperor.

Western gamblers are legion—a reckless, money-plunging, romantic and venturesome yet an admittedly square-shooting clan.

He was also made chevalier of nearly all the orders in Italy, and member of the Legion of Honour.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to legion, such as: myriad, countless, many, multifarious, multitudinal, and multitudinous.

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