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  1. Roman Legion(noun)

    a division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman army


  1. Roman legion

    A Roman legion normally indicates the basic ancient Roman army unit recruited specifically from Roman citizens. The organization of legions varied greatly over time but they were typically composed of up to 6,000 soldiers, originally divided into maniples and later into cohorts. Maniples or cohorts were divided into centuries. In reference to the early Kingdom of Rome, "the legion" means the entire Roman army. For most of the Roman Imperial period, the legions were a part of the Imperial army and formed its elite heavy infantry, recruited exclusively from Roman citizens. Each legion always included a small cavalry attachment. The Roman army consisted mostly of "auxiliary" cohorts, who provided additional infantry, and the vast majority of the Roman army's cavalry. Because of the enormous military successes of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the legion has long been regarded as the prime ancient model for military efficiency and ability.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roman legion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roman legion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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