legion

[ lee-juhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF legion

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Major Vernier, of Pulaski's legion, and twenty-five men, were killed.

He had previously been made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

Had there been a legion of them on his track, he could have better borne it.

Indeed there were not many who could have kept up with him in his rambles, had there been a legion.

A legion of hirelings were zealous to show their servility and loyalty to their lords.

In fact, the superstitions in this connection are legion, and are not confined to any country.

He was, besides, nominated a Knight of the Legion of Honour.

Of all his decorations he clung only to the little red rosette of the Legion of Honor.

I had my dreams, even when I was a degraded outcast in the Legion.

He had obtained the ribbon of the Legion of Honour for his father.

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