Legionnaire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legionnaire a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    • n Legionnaire a member of the American Legion
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Usage

In literature:

The jailing of Terminus and the Atlanta Legionnaires of Doom, however, did not cause the EFF any sense of embarrassment or defeat.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The start was misunderstood, not only by the champion of the Legion, but by the surrounding Legionnaires, who tittered.
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
If Ibrahim's legionnaires staked out only three armored vehicles at each water hole, they could hold them.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Long years hence when the legionnaire would be no longer a legionnaire.
"In the Foreign Legion" by Erwin Rosen
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In poetry:

He then salutes for sixty years of it
just now a one of valor and insights,
a theatrical man,
O scholar & Legionnaire who as quickly might
have killed as cast you. Olè. Stormed with years
he tranquil commands and appears.
"Dream Song 63: Bats have no bankers and they do not drink" by John Berryman

In news:

Legionnaires' disease kills 11 in Quebec, 3 in Chicago.
Legionnaires' disease has claimed 11 lives in Quebec City and 3 lives in Chicago.
Legionnaires' disease is an infection in the lungs.
2 dead in Chicago Legionnaires' disease outbreak.
CHICAGO – Two people have died after contracting Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak linked to a downtown hotel this summer, Chicago Department of Public Health officials said Monday.
Legionnaires' disease outbreak kills 2 at Chicago hotel.
Legionnaires' disease linked to downtown Chicago hotel.
Health officials say they are investigating three confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease among people who stayed at a Chicago hotel.
Legionnaires' disease crops up at Chicago Marriott hotel.
Chicago health officials have confirmed three cases of Legionnaires' disease connected with a downtown hotel.
New Standards Expose Building Owners to Legal Liability for Legionnaires' Disease.
Study Links Hospital Water Wall, Legionnaires' Disease.
Preventing Legionnaires' Disease in Cooling Towers.
It has been more than 30 years since Legionnaires' disease (also known as Legionellosis) reared its head.
Legionnaires' disease linked to Aria.
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