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  1. thundering legion

    During a contest with the invading Marcomanni, the prayers of some Christians in a Roman legion are said to have been followed by a storm of thunder, lightning, and rain, which tended greatly to discomfit the enemy; and hence the legion received the name in 174.

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  1. Thundering Legion

    The name ever afterwards borne by that Roman legion which, A.D. 179, overthrew the power of the Alemanni by defeating them during a thunderstorm, which was thought to have been sent to them in answer to the prayers of the Christians.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thundering legion in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thundering legion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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