Meaning of legion
Pronunciation: (lē'jun), [key]
- a division of the Roman army, usually comprising 3000 to 6000 soldiers.
- a military or semimilitary unit.
- SeeAmerican Legion.
- Seeforeign legion(def. 2).
- any large group of armed men.
- any great number of persons or things; multitude.
- very great in number: The holy man's faithful followers were legion.
- legion (Thesaurus)