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Legion

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LE'GION, n. L. legio, from lego, to collect.

1. In Roman antiquity, a body of infantry consisting of different numbers of men at different periods, from three to five thousand. Each legion was divided into ten cohorts, each cohort into ten companies, and each company into two centuries.
2. A military force military bands.
3. A great number.

Where one sin has entered, legions will force their way through the same breach.

My name is legion, for we are many. Mark 5 .

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Entry for 'Legion'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/l/legion.html.

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