Synonyms of legion
1 armyDictionary • The last of the Roman legions left Britain in AD 410.
army • data collected by an army of volunteers
company • The division consists of two tank companies and one infantry company.
force • a pan-European peace-keeping force
troop • the deployment of more than 35,000 troops from a dozen countries
brigade • the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade
2 multitudeDictionary • His sense of humour won him a legion of friends.
multitude • Addiction to drugs can bring a multitude of other problems.
host • A host of stars from British stage and screen attended the awards ceremony.
mass • A mass of excited people clogged the street.
drove • Scientists are leaving the country in droves.
number • People turned out to vote in huge numbers.
horde • A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
myriad • They face a myriad of problems bringing up children.
throng • An official pushed through the throng.
very many • Books on this subject are legion.
numerous • Such crimes were just as numerous then as they are today.
countless • She brought joy to countless people through her music.
myriad • pop culture in all its myriad forms
numberless • numberless acts of bravery by firefighters and rescue workers
multitudinous • He was a man of multitudinous talents.
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armyAn army of people, animals, or things is a large number of them, especially when they are regarded as a force of some kind.
• data collected by an army of volunteers
brigadeA brigade is one of the groups which an army is divided into.
• the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade
companyA company is a group of soldiers that is usually part of a battalion or regiment, and that is divided into two or more platoons.
• The division consists of two tank companies and one infantry company.
Thesaurus for legion from the Collins English Thesaurus
a military unit of the ancient Roman army made up of infantry with supporting cavalry, numbering some three to six thousand men