Fights and formations

centurion
(n)
sent-YOO-ree-ǝn
Meaning

a Roman army officer in charge of a hundred soldiers

1st Sample Sentence

In obedience to the imperial command, the centurion marched his soldiers back to Rome at a rapid pace.

Root

centum (a hundred) (Latin)

Mnemonics

centurion -> century -> 100; thus it means a leader of 100 soldiers.

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