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Definitions for centurion
sɛnˈtʊər i ən, -ˈtyʊər-cen·tu·ri·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centurionnoun

    (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

Wiktionary

  1. centurionnoun

    An officer of the ancient Roman army, in command of a century of soldiers.

    Etymology: From centurio, from centum.

  2. centurionnoun

    A player who scores a century.

    Etymology: From centurio, from centum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centurionnoun

    a military officer who commanded a minor division of the Roman army; a captain of a century

    Etymology: [L. centurio, fr. centuria; cf. F. centurion. See Century.]

Freebase

  1. Centurion

    A centurion, also hekatontarch in Greek sources, or, in middle Byzantine times, kentarch, was a professional officer of the Roman army after the Marian reforms of 107 B.C. Most centurions commanded 80 men but senior centurions commanded cohorts, or took senior staff roles in their legion. Centurions were also found in the Roman navy. Centuries, or Centuriae, means tribe or company. Theoretically, this word traces its roots to centum which is Latin for one hundred, but that connection is widely disputed or disregarded.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. centurion

    A military officer who commanded one hundred men, in the Roman armies.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. centurion

    A military officer among the ancient Romans, who commanded a (centum) hundred men.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of centurion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of centurion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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