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centurion

noun [C] uk   /senˈtjʊə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈtʊr.i-/
an officer in the army of ancient Rome who was responsible for 100 soldiers
Translations of “centurion”
in Chinese (Traditional) (古羅馬軍隊中的)百夫長,百人隊隊長…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古罗马军队中的)百夫长,百人队队长…
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