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  • n. Plural form of legionnaire.


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  • :: The condition is called legionnaires 'disease because it was first identified after a mass outbreak at a hotel hosting a convention of the American Legion organisation.

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  • This was an event during the reign of Licinius when forty legionnaires who had become Christian were ordered exposed on the ice of a frozen lake.

    March 10th, 2009

  • Ordinary Americans know little of what our legionnaires do in war.

    Michael Vlahos: Who Then Shall Mourn Our Drones?

  • Two British holidaymakers have died after contracting legionnaires' disease while on holiday in Spain.

    Two British pensioners on Spanish holiday die of legionnaires' disease

  • After unglamorous stories of decay at the Playboy mansion – the bug that causes legionnaires' disease was found in the mansion's hot tub in April 2011 – Hefner will hope the club will re-capture something of the glamour of its 60s heyday when stars such as Julie Christie, Rudolf Nureyev and Woody Allen attended an opening in 1966.

    Playboy club reopening to attract protests against Hugh Hefner

  • The sewer, which Jewish rebels are thought to have used to flee the Roman legionnaires who razed Jerusalem and its Temple in A.D. 70, is set to open to the public later this summer.

    Ancient bell found in Jerusalem Old City sewer

  • “With a fanfare of music, loud cheering, gaudy uniforms of legionnaires, and gaily dressed femininity, the Winter League got going last Sunday,” the Eagle reported on October 23.

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  • “My Name Is Legion” specifically gives readers a taste of legionnaire ideas—“Living by Chance”, “The Legion Is Our Country”, “Honor and Nobility”—and history the Battle of Camarón, Captain Danjou, and examines what happens when legionnaires are forced to battle against one another...

    “Warriors” edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

  • The 1932 American Legion convention in Las Vegas sent 177 cars of legionnaires; a few months later Tunnel No. 2 accommodated a caravan of four hundred autos carrying members of the Nevada Teachers Association.


  • Towering statues of nude Roman legionnaires guarded the ceiling, looking stern and dignified despite their strategically placed modesty shields.

    Law of Attraction


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