Definition of 'legion'
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Germany has imported untold legions of people into the country who want the rest of us dead. The Sun (2016)But now he has joined the foreign legion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is no question that it would be an easy sell to the foreign legion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)World of Warcraft may just have won over a Legion of new fans. The Sun (2016)Her legion of fans won't be disappointed, and she may well win many new ones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The books are simply brilliant and are sure to win over legions of new fans for the Famous Five. The Sun (2016)The Potters foreign legion simply cannot get their heads round a festive fixture list that sees them in action three times in eight days over the holidays. The Sun (2016)This new legion of armed women has forced designers to pay attention. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Few of the new legions on the red leather benches have independent means. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But she has won over a new legion of fans. The Sun (2014)Now he seems content performing populist party tricks rather than stretching and reinventing the form like the legions of imitators he has spawned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is one French foreign legion that is not up for the fight. The Sun (2013)Despite legions of fans, the surreal tales slipped into relative obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I would urge anyone to join us legions of cyclists. The Sun (2011)An appetite to rip off an entire legion of people, from the players to the coaches to the secretaries to the kit men. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her legion of female fans turn to her when they need some TLC. The Sun (2010)And there are JUST enough tunes to keep the legions of fans happy. The Sun (2008)Our numbers are legion and we're a large minority in American culture. Christianity Today (2000)And he also reckons the Vicarage Road foreign legion would be willing to stay. The Sun (2013)The big question now is whether Button and his legions of British fans need to worry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That, no doubt, would upset a legion of people nowadays. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile, there are legions of young people not in education, employment or training. The Sun (2008)So for its legions of fans, including me, it is a sad day. The Sun (2016)His legions of fans across the world take comfort from the fact that he didn't suffer much and had lived a long and happy life. The Sun (2011)If you are wearing a poppy it should show that you have given a donation to the British Legion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Maybe British Legion and buy one. The Sun (2007)But KP insists it is now time to end talk of an England foreign legion. The Sun (2010)Running became possible in December and I joined the legions who suffer on the weekly long run. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. legion is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'legion'
British English: legion NOUN
A legion is a large group of soldiers who form one section of an army.
Definition of legion from the Collins English Dictionary
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