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le·gion

legion

 
 
pronunciation:
li jn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an army unit in ancient Rome that was made up of soldiers on foot and on horseback.
The emperor sent his legions into battle.
similar words:
army, brigade, corps, division, unit
definition 2: any large group of people or things.
Legions of people gathered to hear the president speak.
synonyms:
army, crowd, drove, horde, host
similar words:
mass, mob