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Synonyms for legion
ˈli dʒənle·gion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. host, legionnoun

    archaic terms for army

    emcee, boniface, server, innkeeper, horde, host, master of ceremonies


  2. legionnoun

    association of ex-servicemen

    "the American Legion"

    horde, host


  3. legionnoun

    a large military unit

    "the French Foreign Legion"

    horde, host


  4. horde, host, legionadjective

    a vast multitude

    emcee, boniface, drove, innkeeper, swarm, horde, server, host, master of ceremonies


  5. numerous, legion(p)adjective

    amounting to a large indefinite number

    "numerous times"; "the family was numerous"; "Palomar's fans are legion"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. legionnoun

    army, host, military force, body of troops

  2. legionnoun

    multitude, great number

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. legionnoun

    host, horde, army

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "legion":

    lgw, legião, corps, rife

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  1. Kevin Brady:

    The super rich? They don't pay this tax. They have a legion of lawyers and tax planners. They have charitable trusts and foundations, these are family-owned, hard-working, risk-taking, determined Americans who are building their business, their farm, their ranch. These are not, as we will hear today, the Paris Hiltons and robber barons of the Teddy Roosevelt days.

  2. Richard Ben-Veniste:

    Bob Mueller's attributes are legion.

  3. Don Cheadle:

    Each time Chadwick Boseman stepped on the set, Chadwick Boseman inspired and influenced everyone there, and with every role, Chadwick Boseman created a new legion of fans. Chadwick Boseman had an incredible power to unify people and their love for Chadwick Boseman work and their respect for Chadwick Boseman as a person. The way Chadwick Boseman lived Chadwick Boseman life united people behind a higher purpose, and that will be Chadwick Boseman legacy.

  4. Larry Wilmore:

    Stephen was so funny and so unique, he had such a legion of fans and he's a special performer. The way I look at it is I have to be myself and do my own thing and do something different. Stephen is going to be off doing something new himself (on CBS). I'll be more in competition with myself than with Stephen. I'll be more in competition with the new Stephen, to be honest.

  5. Ben Kingsley:

    It was a pleasure working with Aishwarya in The Last Legion (2007), and her fans are in for a big surprise. She is an excellent and outstanding actor. She is a shining example of beauty from India, and I'm sure we will be seeing her in more Hollywood movies real soon.

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