What does legionnaires' disease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Legionnaires' disease(noun)

    acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976; characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a dry cough

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Legionnaires' Disease

    An acute, sometimes fatal, pneumonia-like bacterial infection characterized by high fever, malaise, muscle aches, respiratory disorders and headache. It is named for an outbreak at the 1976 Philadelphia convention of the American Legion.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legionnaires' disease in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legionnaires' disease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tim Monahan Tim Monahan:

    The next day, they said, 'This is crazy, but you have Legionnaires' disease,'.

  2. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    This summer's outbreak of Legionnaires' disease caused concern in communities across the state, and today we are moving forward to help prevent future outbreaks and keep our neighborhoods safe.


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