━━ n. 【史】（古代ローマの）軍団; 軍; 在郷軍人会; 多数.
━━ a. 多数の.
American Legion （the ～） 米国在郷軍人会.
━━ a., n. 軍団（の）; 【史】古代ローマ軍団（兵）（の）.
Legion of Honor レジヨンドヌール勲章［勲位］.
Legion of Merit 【米軍】（the ～） 勲功章.
(Royal) British Legion （the ～） 英国在郷軍人会.
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
Containing the whole Science of Government
Numbers of people were lost in the Circumlocution Office.
Unfortunates with wrongs, or with projects for the general welfare
(and they had better have had wrongs at first, than have taken that
bitter English recipe for certainly getting them), who in slow
lapse of time and agony had passed safely through other public
departments; who, according to rule, had been bullied in this,
over-reached by that, and evaded by the other; got referred at last
to the Circumlocution Office, and never reappeared in the light of
day. Boards sat upon them, secretaries minuted upon them,
commissioners gabbled about them, clerks registered, entered,
checked, and ticked them off, and they melted away. In short, all
the business of the country went through the Circumlocution Office,
except the business that never came out of it; and its name was
Jesus encountered a man filled with numerous demons in Mark 5:1-20. Addressing the demons, Jesus asked for their name. They replied "Legion, for we are many."