Definition of “legion” - English Dictionary

“legion” in British English

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legionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈliː.dʒən/ us /ˈliː.dʒən/

legionadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˈliː.dʒən/ us /ˈliː.dʒən/ formal

(Definition of “legion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“legion” in American English

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legionnoun [ C ]

us /ˈli·dʒən/

a very large group of soldiers who form part of an army, esp. of an ancient Roman army, or any large group of people:

Legions of fans attended the concert.

(Definition of “legion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)