French Foreign Legion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n French Foreign Legion a former foreign legion in the French army that was used for military duties outside of France
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Usage

In literature:

This was Commandant O'Brien, of the French Foreign Legion.
"The Innocence of Father Brown" by G. K. Chesterton
Arthur Forrester, who joined the French Foreign Legion, was severely wounded in the foot.
"The Life Story of an Old Rebel" by John Denvir
The French Foreign Legion have a grim saying, 'March or die.
"On the King's Service" by Innes Logan
He greeted von Schlichten with a salute which he must have learned from some movie about the ancient French Foreign Legion.
"Ullr Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper
He greeted von Schlichten with a salute which he must have learned from some movie about the ancient French Foreign Legion.
"Uller Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Foreign Legion, French, 18, 19.
"A Wayfarer in China" by Elizabeth Kendall
The first division he chose was the Foreign Legion of the French army.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
The "foreign legion," composed of 8,000 men, was to remain in Mexico six years after all the other French troops should have been recalled.
"The United States and Latin America" by John Holladay Latané
During the night, the French brought in elements of the Foreign Legion and entrenched the consulate grounds.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
THE FRENCH IN ALGIERS; the Soldier of the Foreign Legion and Prisoners of Abd-el-Kadir.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
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In news:

How to join the French Foreign Legion.
Nothing like Bastille Day to get you thinking about the glamorous French Foreign Legion, which was formed in 1831.
On July 23, 1892, Echo d'Oran, the daily newspaper serving the Algerian town of Sidi-Bel-Abes, headquarters of the French Foreign Legion, included this announcement: 'FOR DAHOMEY .
During five years in the French Foreign Legion , Glencore International Chairman Simon Murray was sent on missions ranging from death defying to merely gruesome.
How to join the French Foreign Legion .
Nothing like Bastille Day to get you thinking about the glamorous French Foreign Legion , which was formed in 1831.
How else can one explain the fact that the French Foreign Legion is heavily overrecruited.
French Foreign Legion 's 13th Demi-Brigade Fought in World War II.
A Tale of the French Foreign Legion .
At first the intelligence officers at the headquarters of the French Foreign Legion in Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria, were puzzled.
Denis's sensational transposition of "Billy Budd" to a French Foreign Legion post on the horn of Africa is a mosaic of pulverized shards.
He has announced to family he will pursue enlistment in the French Foreign Legion next year.
He has announced to family that he will pursue enlistment in the French Foreign Legion next year.
Sid 's father joined the French Foreign Legion.
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