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Synonyms for legionary

a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)

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The educational projects related to the congregation operate with transparency, have their accounts audited and observe the legal and fiscal provisions of their respective countries," the Legionaries said in a statement.
Legionaries led by Ion Codreanu did assacination at first, but later developed parliamentrary activities in vain.
Roman Tours, run by Paul Hartson from Caergwrle expect to bring 20-25 legionaries to Holyhead and "recruit" more during the event.
Siege warfare, Roman legionaries, medieval knights, the terracotta army--they are all in here, and more besides.
As the legionaries trudged through the deep sand they began to be hit by 'Parthian tactics', by which horsemen would dart in and out, firing over their shoulders with impressive accuracy, and always getting clear before the Romans could respond.
But big questions are raised over the lack of surrounding areas where people using the city would have lived, suggesting Roman plans to develop the fortress at Caerleon further may have stalled, or that it was intended for the legionaries of the Second Augustan.
The letter to the pope from French bishops, and a website statement by the religious order the Legionaries of Christ, were the latest expressions of shame and regret from local churches or religious orders.
Marcial Maciel Degollado, founder of the Legionaries of Christ (LC) and its lay movement Regnum Christi (RC), once warned his Mexican followers against losing their zeal after his death.
For example, Ion Mota and Vasile Marin, volunteer legionaries in Franco's army, who died in the Spanish Civil War are commemorated every year as real martyrs of the nation (Bogdan Munteanu, January-February 2007, AlterMedia, January 15, 2007, Mircea Nicolau, January 2007, Radu Popescu, January 2007, Florin Dobrescu, January 2007, losif Niculescu, January 2007, Florin Niculescu, May 2007).
DID Roman legionaries once tilt at a cross beam on an upright pole in Quinton?
ROME -- Father Marcial Maciel Degollado, founder of the Legionaries of Christ, has been restricted by the Vatican from celebrating Mass in public and giving public presentations or interviews, according to the National Catholic Reporter.
Hannibal met and overcame several Roman armies leaving a wide swatch of destruction that included 250,000 dead Roman legionaries, thousands of destroyed horses and pack animals, dozens of razed Roman cities, and brought the Roman Empire to the teetering edge of destruction.
Kaplan would presumably respond that the Roman mob was happy with its bread and circuses, too, leaving the legionaries to do the heavy lifting.
The Roman ships drew in and anchored offshore, probably about where Deal is now, and the legionaries were faced with wading to land, burdened with weapons and gear, while the Britons threw javelins at them and galloped menacingly to and fro on the beach.
And Roman tourists will now be able to visit Hadrian's Wall in a fraction of the time it took their legionaries two millennia ago ( and with the guarantee of a warmer welcome.