A Roman centurion.
The definition of a centurion is a leader of 60 to 100 soldiers in the ancient Roman army.
The leader of 80 soldiers in the Roman army in 100 BC is an example of a centurion.
the commanding officer of an ancient Roman century
Origin of centurionMiddle English centurioun from Classical Latin centurio (gen. centurionis) from centuria: see century
The commander of a century in the Roman army.
Origin of centurionMiddle English from Old French from Latin centuriō centuriōn- from centuria group of a hundred ; see century .