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legionary

[lee-juh-ner-ee] /ˈli dʒəˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or belonging to a legion.
2.
constituting a legion or legions.
noun, plural legionaries.
3.
History/Historical. a soldier of a Roman legion.
4.
a member of the British Legion.
5.
legionnaire (def 2).
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin legiōnārius. See legion, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for legion-aries

legionary

/ˈliːdʒənərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a legion
noun (pl) -aries
2.
a soldier belonging to a legion
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