Definition of legion :
1. A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, - from about four thousand to about six thousand men, - the cavalry being about one tenth.
2. A great number; a multitude.
3. A group of orders inferior to a class.
4. A military force; an army; military bands.
numerous (part of speech: adjective)
people (part of speech: noun)
- My Name is Legion.
- And she came back with a very clever and powerful libretto, written by a young Algerian who knew Arab life well, and who had served for a time with the Foreign Legion. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
- The intelligent Christians, therefore, with a clear understanding of the Bible and the doctrines derived therefrom were not legion even among the whites prior to the American Revolution. - "The History of the Negro Church", Carter Godwin Woodson.