Origin of legionnaire
Examples from the Web for legionnaire
And a Legionnaire has no business with women, even as friends.
After this whisper, the Legionnaire drew back, his look asking for an answer by nod or shake of the head.
The unpardonable sin of a deserting Legionnaire is to rob France of the uniform lent him for his soldiering.
It took years to train a legionnaire and a lot of money to equip an army and keep it in the field.Security|Poul William Anderson
There need be no past for a Legionnaire, but there might be a future.
British Dictionary definitions for legionnaire
Word Origin and History for legionnaire
1818, from French légionnaire, from légion (see legion). Legionnaires' Disease, caused by Legionella pneumophilia, was named after the lethal outbreak of July 1976 at the American Legion convention in Philadelphia's Bellevue Stratford Hotel. Hence Legionella as the name of the bacterium that causes it.