There need be no past for a legionnaire, but there might be a future.
It took years to train a legionnaire and a lot of money to equip an army and keep it in the field.
Then he raised his eyes and fixed them upon the legionnaire as if wondering how far he might be in his colonel's confidence.
After this whisper, the legionnaire drew back, his look asking for an answer by nod or shake of the head.
And a legionnaire has no business with women, even as friends.
The unpardonable sin of a deserting legionnaire is to rob France of the uniform lent him for his soldiering.
1818, from French légionnaire, from légion (see legion). Legionnaires' Disease, caused by Legionella pneumophilia, was named after the lethal outbreak of July 1976 at the American Legion convention in Philadelphia's Bellevue Stratford Hotel. Hence Legionella as the name of the bacterium that causes it.