Centurion Definition

sĕn-to͝orē-ən, -tyo͝or-
centurions
noun
The commanding officer of an ancient Roman century.
Webster's New World
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.
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Other Word Forms of Centurion

Noun

Singular:
centurion
Plural:
centurions

Origin of Centurion

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin centuriō centuriōn- from centuria group of a hundred century

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin centuriō, from centum (“a hundred”).

    From Wiktionary

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