Tenth+of+a+legion

  • 1Legion of Honour — Legion of Honor redirects here. For other uses, see Legion of Honor (disambiguation). National Order of the Legion of Honour Ordre national de la Légion d honneur Officier medal of the French Légion d honneur Awarded by France …

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  • 2Legion — Le gion (l[=e] j[u^]n), n. [OE. legioun, OF. legion, F. l[ e]gion, fr. L. legio, fr. legere to gather, collect. See {Legend}.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, from about… …

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  • 3Legion of honor — Legion Le gion (l[=e] j[u^]n), n. [OE. legioun, OF. legion, F. l[ e]gion, fr. L. legio, fr. legere to gather, collect. See {Legend}.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, from… …

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  • 4Légion d'honneur — Infobox Military Award name = Ordre de la Légion d honneur caption = Officier medal of the French Légion d honneur awarded by = FRA type = Order with five degrees eligibility = for = Excellent civil or military conduct delivered, upon official… …

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  • 5Legion of Net. Heroes — The Legion of Net.Heroes, or LNH, is the oldest (and perhaps the first) USENET based shared universe still in existence, and the name of the premiere net.hero team in that universe. Birthed from a rec.arts.comics cascade thread in April of 1992… …

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  • 6Legion of Net.Heroes — LNH logo designed by Wil Alambre, with the help of Typo Lad. The Legion of Net.Heroes, or LNH, is the oldest (and perhaps the first) USENET based shared universe still in existence, and the name of the premiere net.hero team in that universe.… …

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  • 7Legion —    A regiment of the Roman army, the number of men composing which differed at different times. It originally consisted of three thousand men, but in the time of Christ consisted of six thousand, exclusive of horsemen, who were in number a tenth… …

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  • 8Roman legion — For other uses, see legion The Roman Legion (from Latin legio military levy, conscription, from legere to choose ) is a term that can apply both as a transliteration of legio ( conscription or army ) to the entire Roman army and also, more… …

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  • 9Foreign Legion, French — ▪ military organization Introduction French  Légion étrangère    an elite military force originally consisting of foreign volunteers in the pay of France but now comprising volunteer soldiers from any nation, including France, for service in… …

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  • 10Theban Legion — Saint Gereon of the Theban Legion and soldier companions, Stefan Lochner, c. 1440 Martyrs Died 286 AD Agaunum …

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  • 11Tarzan and the Foreign Legion — infobox Book | name = Tarzan and the Foreign Legion title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration by John Coleman Burroughs for Tarzan and the Foreign Legion author = Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrator = John Coleman Burroughs… …

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  • 12ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 13cohort — A Roman military unit of 600 soldiers, a tenth of a legion, commanded by tribunes. Paul was in the charge of a centurion who belonged to the Augustan cohort (Acts 27:1) …

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  • 14cohort — co·hort || kəʊhɔːt n. group, gang; one tenth of a legion; companion, friend …

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  • 15cohorts — co·hort || kəʊhɔːt n. group, gang; one tenth of a legion; companion, friend …

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  • 16cohort — [ kəʊhɔ:t] noun 1》 [treated as sing. or plural] an ancient Roman military unit, comprising six centuries, equal to one tenth of a legion. 2》 [treated as sing. or plural] a group of people with a shared characteristic. 3》 a supporter or companion …

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  • 17cohort — n. 1. Tenth of a legion. 2. [In pl., usually poetic.] Bands, battalions, squadrons, lines …

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  • 18cohort — A cohort (cohors) of the Roman army was an infantry unit equivalent to one tenth of a legion, and typically consisted of about 500 soldiers. In the plural it has often been used as a literary word for ‘army’, as in Byron s reference to… …

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  • 19cohort — ► NOUN 1) an ancient Roman military unit, comprising six centuries and equal to one tenth of a legion. 2) a number of people banded together or treated as a group. 3) derogatory, chiefly N. Amer. a supporter or companion. ORIGIN Latin cohors yard …

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  • 20cohort — [kō′hôrt΄] n. [ME < L cohors, enclosure, enclosed company, hence, retinue, crowd < co ,CO + IE * ĝhṛtis, a gathering < base * ĝher , to grasp, enclose > YARD2] 1. an ancient Roman military unit of 300 600 men, constituting one tenth… …

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