Etymology
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centurion (n.)

"military officer in ancient Rome," commander of a company of infantry, late 13c., from Latin centurionem (nominative centurio), "Roman army officer, head of a centuria" (a group of one hundred); see century.

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Definitions of centurion

centurion (n.)
(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers;
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