legionnaire

[ lee-juh-nair ]
/ ˌli dʒəˈnɛər /

noun

(often initial capital letter) a member of the American Legion.
a member of any legion; legionary.

Origin of legionnaire

From French, dating back to 1810–20; see origin at legionary
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British Dictionary definitions for legionnaire

legionnaire
/ (ˌliːdʒəˈnɛə) /

noun

(often capital) a member of certain military forces or associations, such as the French Foreign Legion or the British Legion
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