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CENTURION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does centurion mean? 

CENTURION (noun)
  The noun CENTURION has 1 sense:

1. (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

  Familiarity information: CENTURION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CENTURION (noun)


Sense 1centurion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("centurion" is a kind of...):

warrior (someone engaged in or experienced in warfare)

Domain category:

antiquity (the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe)

Domain region:

capital of Italy; Eternal City; Italian capital; Roma; Rome (capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire)


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