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legion

le·gion

legion

 
 
pronunciation:
li jn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an ancient Roman army unit consisting of infantrymen combined with a relatively smaller number of cavalrymen.
similar words:
army, brigade, corps, division, unit
definition 2: any large group or multitude.
legions of followers
synonyms:
army, crowd, drove, horde, host, multitude, throng
similar words:
mass, mob, multiplicity
definition 3: (often cap.) a large military organization or unit, often composed of former rather than active military personnel.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being a great number; numerous.
His supporters are legion.
synonyms:
countless, great, innumerable, multitudinous, numerous
similar words:
many, myriad