legionary definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or constituting a legion.
    • associated with, or consisting of a legion or legions.
    • Containing a large number.
    • owned by a legion; comprising a legion or legions, or of an indefinitely large number
  • noun:
    • A soldier of a legion.
    • A soldier owned by a legion; a professional soldier associated with ancient Roman army.
    • an associate of a legion, like the American Legion, or of every company containing the word legion with its title (example. the French international Legion).
    • an associate of a legion.
    • One of a legion; specifically, a Roman soldier owned by a legion or a subaltern member of the Legion of Honor.
    • The neuter of some sort of purple ant: so-named by Huber. It really is most likely the neuter of Polyergus rufescens, a slave-making species.
    • a soldier that is an associate of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
  • others:
    • with respect to or composed of a legion or legions: as, legionary discipline; a legionary soldier; a legionary power.
    • Containing a great number.

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