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English definition of “centurion”

centurion

noun [C]     /senˈtjʊə.ri.ən/ US  /-ˈtʊr.i-/
an officer in the army of ancient Rome who was responsible for 100 soldiersAncient history: before 500 ADSoldiers in the past
(Definition of centurion noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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