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Word: centurion

Definition: Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)


Sentences Containing 'centurion'

``Spada knew what these invitations meant; since Christianity, so eminently civilizing, had made progress in Rome, it was no longer a centurion who came from the tyrant with a message,`Caesar wills that you die.'

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