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Synonyms of 'legion'

(noun) 
Definition
any large military force
The last of the Roman legions left Britain in AD 410.
Synonyms
army
data collected by an army of volunteers
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company
The division consists of two tank companies and one infantry company.
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force
a pan-European peace-keeping force
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troop
the deployment of more than 35,000 troops from a dozen countries
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brigade
the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade
(noun) 
Definition
any very large number
His sense of humour won him a legion of friends.
Synonyms
multitude
Addiction to drugs can bring a multitude of other problems.
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host
A host of stars attended the awards ceremony.
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mass
A mass of excited people clogged the street.
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drove
Scientists are leaving the country in droves.
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number
People turned out to vote in huge numbers.
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horde
A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
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myriad
They face a myriad of problems bringing up children.
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throng
An official pushed through the throng.
(adjective) 
Books on this subject are legion.
Synonyms
very many
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numerous
Such crimes were just as numerous then as they are today.
She made numerous attempts, but could never beat the world record.
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countless
She brought joy to countless people through her music.
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myriad
pop culture in all its myriad forms
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numberless
numberless acts of bravery by firefighters and rescue workers
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multitudinous
She is a person of multitudinous talents.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of brigade
Definition
a military formation smaller than a division and usually commanded by a brigadier
the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade
in the sense of company
Definition
a small unit of troops
The division consists of two tank companies and one infantry company.
Synonyms
in the sense of countless
Definition
too many to count
She brought joy to countless people through her music.

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Thesaurus for legion from the Collins English Thesaurus
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