The definition of a centurion is a leader of 60 to 100 soldiers in the ancient Roman army.(noun)
The leader of 80 soldiers in the Roman army in 100 BC is an example of a centurion.
See centurion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME centurioun < L centurio (gen. centurionis) < centuria: see century
See centurion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin centuriō, centuriōn-
Origin: , from centuria, group of a hundred; see century.
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