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legion

noun [C] (SOLDIERS)    /ˈliː.dʒən/
a large group of soldiers who form a part of an army , especially the ancient Roman army : Caesar's legions marched through France and crossed into Britain .Ancient history: before 500 ADSoldiers in the past
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