Translation of legionnaire in Spanish:

legionnaire

legionario, n.

Pronunciation /ˌlidʒəˈnɛr//ˌliːdʒəˈnɛː/

noun

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    legionario masculine
    • The Roman Empire had a standing army of 400,000 well-trained legionnaires.
    • German special forces troops have adopted it, as have foreign legionnaires, Spanish riot police and Italian anti-terrorism units.
    • In one of his famous cartoons, he shows soldiers of the French Foreign Legion marching endlessly through a desert expanse with two legionnaires in the foreground.
    • It is kind of a risky thing to write a pop song about a legionnaire stuck in a desert.
    • The lowest level of soldier in the Roman Army was the legionnaire.
    • Roman legionnaires, for example, were not radically different in their equipment from the soldiers of Assyria a millennium before.
    • When I asked why, he said that it made the legionnaires fight among themselves, so he wasn't allowed to sell it to them any more.
    • The name annuity dates back to Roman legionnaires who were paid an annual pension when they retired from the army.
    • The former French foreign legionnaire was overtaking four cars when the Nissan turned right and collided with the bike.
    • Saito served in the French Foreign Legion for 21 years, but legionnaires said they could not help to free him because he was not a French citizen.
    • When on campaign the Roman legions used pack animals to transport the ten-man tents used by the legionnaires and spare missiles for the archers, slingers, and catapults.
    • To support the legionnaires, the Romans also used cavalry.
    • I treasure the notion that the first Romans to settle in England were legionnaires who completed their service and got land in and around Colchester.
    • I had it made for me, like all the other legionnaires, so it fits perfectly, even after all these years.
    • The former French foreign legionnaire, who authorities have linked to a Belgrade mafia group, had been on the run for a year.
    • There are a few idle sketches, including a rude caricature of a Roman legionnaire, but as you advance you begin to see signs of pre-historic painting along the walls.
    • His legionnaires marched in full battle array, incorporated an advance guard, and maintained tactical integrity on the move.
    • Alongside the ghost cruise and the many ghost walks, tours of the cellar have started at the Treasurer's House, where Harry Martindale famously saw the Roman legionnaires.
    • Also, they are good in groups of four or five legionnaires - one attacks from a short distance, another covers from a farther away position, and they even choose those places which are the best.
    • When they hit, a blast of light and heat and a rolling shockwave splintered all the siege engines and sent the legionnaires scrambling for cover.