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Meaning of "British Legion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BRITISH LEGION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRITISH LEGION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
British Legion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRITISH LEGION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

British Legion

The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion, sometimes referred to as the British Legion or "the Legion", is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRITISH LEGION

British Council
British disease
British East Africa
British Empire
British Guiana
British Honduras
British India
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Isles
British Israelite
British Library
British Lions
British List
British longhair
British lop
British Museum
British National Party
British New Guinea
British North America
British Rail

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRITISH LEGION

American Legion
bioregion
Central Region
critical region
D region
E region
ecoregion
F region
foreign legion
French Foreign Legion
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
legion
Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region
region
religion
Royal British Legion
Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous Region
South Ossetian Autonomous Region
Strathclyde Region
subregion
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Synonyms and antonyms of British Legion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «British Legion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRITISH LEGION

Find out the translation of British Legion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of British Legion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «British Legion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

退伍军人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

British Legion
570 millions of speakers

English

British Legion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ब्रिटिश सेना
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الفيلق البريطاني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Британский Легион
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

British Legion
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্রিটিশ বাহিনী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

British Legion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Legion British
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

british Legion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

英国在郷軍人会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

영국 군단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Legiun Inggris
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Legion Anh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரிட்டிஷ் லெஜியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रिटीश लेझन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İngiliz Lejyonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

British Legion
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

British Legion
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

британський Легіон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

British Legion
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

British Legion
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Britse Legioen
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

British Legion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

British Legion
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of British Legion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRITISH LEGION»

The term «British Legion» is regularly used and occupies the 92.347 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRITISH LEGION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «British Legion» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «British Legion» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about British Legion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRITISH LEGION»

Discover the use of British Legion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to British Legion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Royal British Legion: 90 Years of Heroes
The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921.
Matt Croucher, The Royal British Legion, 2011
2
Keeping Faith
But they have one thing in common: compassion for all who have suffered in the service of the country. This is their story too.
Brian Harding, 1990
3
With the British Legion: A Story of the Carlist Wars
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
G. A. (George Alfred) Henty, 2012
4
The Lion and the Poppy: British Veterans, Politics, and ...
An illuminating study of the British veterans' movement. Barr explains how the British Legion became a national institution, and explores the Legion's influence upon British society during the inter-war years.
Niall Barr, 2005
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Movements of the British Legion
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: .
Major Richardson, 2010
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With the British Legion with the British Legion: A Story of ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
G A Henty, 2010
7
The British Auxiliary Legion in the First Carlist War in ...
The two Carlist wars are probably the least remembered, outside Spain, of the civil conflicts of the country.
Edward M. Brett, 2005
8
Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia
Queen's County GRANTS Shelburne County GRANTS 72 PUBLIC ARCHIVES OF NOVA SCOTIA. Name Date Situation Acres Origin or Rank Allikson, Charles 1784 Port Mouton 150 British Legion Anderson, John 1784 200 Beaily, Seth 1784 , ...
‎2009
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Journal of the Movements of the British Legion
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John Richardson, 2010
10
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
• Captain Henningsen represents such notions as confined, even at the present day, to those classes of the inhabitants of towns whom the French term industriellu ; and even the Officer of the British Legion, who has just published his  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRITISH LEGION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term British Legion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wartime-themed vintage fundraiser to help Royal British Legion
Tickets cost £3.50, with all of the proceeds going to the Royal British Legion, who support the serving and ex-service community, as well as ... «Hartlepool Mail, Jul 15»
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Evesham Royal British Legion opens pop-in shop
A NEW pop-in shop has opened in Evesham by the local branch of the Royal British Legion. ImaGine, in Market Square, has been set up to ... «Evesham Journal, Jul 15»
3
Rotary and British Legion work together for Penryn
At the monthly meeting of the Penryn branch of the Royal British Legion, which was held at ASDA's training facility on Wednesday evening, ... «Falmouth Packet, Jul 15»
4
Youth members of Chatteris Royal British Legion make town proud …
The youth members of the Chatteris British Legion have decorated a bus shelter in East Park Street to commemorate the centenary of the First ... «Cambs Times, Jul 15»
5
Tributes paid to British Legion stalwart Roy Lockwood
Tributes have been paid to a British Legion stalwart after he lost his battle with cancer. Roy Lockwood, from Foxhill Bank Brow in Oswaldtwistle, ... «Accrington Observer, Jun 15»
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Former MP Malcolm Moss and Royal British Legion riders in the …
Their bikes glimmering on the North Brink, Wisbech tonight, the Royal British Legion riders trooped quietly into the town hall to be honoured ... «Wisbech Standard, Jun 15»
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ROYAL BRITISH LEGION EVENT AT ALFAZ DEL PI
The annual event of The Royal British Legion District North this year took place at El Cisne, Alfaz del Pi on Friday 19th June. It attracted 160 ... «The Leader Newspaper Online, Jun 15»
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Woodmancote Royal British Legion Club closes after 45 years in …
The Royal British Legion Club, in Pecked Lane, has been forced to shut amid financial troubles and dwindling support. Once-regular visitors ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Jun 15»
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Melton's Royal British Legion branch is gifted cash and coin …
Relatives of a member of the Royal British Legion (RBL) have donated £5,000 and a rare collection of coins to the Melton branch. «Melton Times, Jun 15»
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Support for flats plan on King's Lynn Royal British Legion site
Plans to develop six flats about Lynn's Royal British Legion social club have been supported by planners. Developers are seeking permission ... «Lynn News, Jun 15»

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