(n.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, -- from about four thousand to about six thousand men, -- the cavalry being about one tenth.
(n.) A military force; an army; military bands.
(n.) A great number; a multitude.
(n.) A group of orders inferior to a class.
(1) Over the past 50 years, composer Steve Reich’s music has had a powerful impact – not only on the contemporary classical world, but also on legions of rock, pop, hip-hop, jazz, and electronic musicians.
(2) Until she was 14 or so Clare was just as devout, going to mass each morning, joining the Legion of Mary, visiting old ladies.
(3) The ex-comic ruled out giving a crucial confidence vote in parliament to a centre-left government and reiterated that the M5S's new legion of deputies and senators would vote on laws on a case-by-case basis.
(4) Next his wife, Jay Z isn't much a dancer, and when the tempo upped, he respectfully exited, letting her lead her Beyhive legions through their hip-shaking glory.
(5) How badly does he have to play before his legions of cheerleaders in the media will put down their pom-poms and pass comment on it?
(6) The cross will now move to the Royal British Legion’s national memorial arboretum in Staffordshire.
(7) Seann, how do you deal with the legions of female fans you attract?
(8) Protecting the poor and the vulnerable is crucial to the phasing down of these subsidies, but the multiple economic, social and environmental benefits are long and legion.” graph Barack Obama and the G20 nations called for an end to fossil fuel subsidies in 2009, but little progress had been made until oil prices fell in 2014.
(9) Ben Rubin hasn’t had much sleep over the last few days, and his legions of newly acquired fans have noticed.
(10) The obsession of "For Fatherland and Freedom" to pay public homage to the Latvian-SS Legion in contradiction to all historical logic and sensitivity to Nazi crimes is not a product of ostensibly harmless nostalgia as Pickles would have us believe, but part of a rather insidious plan to gain recognition for a perversely distorted version of European history which will officially equate Communism with Nazism.
(11) In 2002 he was seen dangling Prince Michael II from the balcony of a hotel room while legions of photographers watched in horror below.
(12) In human diseases we are rarely able to obtain data at precisely the same time point in the course of the disease even among patients in the same study, and possible confounding variables present are legion.
(13) Therefore there is no reason to claim that there were any direct links between the legion and the war crimes previously committed by military or paramilitary organisations.
(14) Nestling beneath the craggy wall of Fort Saint-Jean, a 17th-century stronghold that once housed the Foreign Legion, the squat glass building is shielded from the harsh Mediterranean sun by a dark filigree veil.
(15) Mostly, these legions of the displaced are heading for Europe .
(16) Aldi has vowed to maintain the supermarket price war that has drawn legions of cost-conscious shoppers to its aisles as it announced a 65% increase in its UK profits.
(17) Japan's legions of salaried workers have more reason than most to give in to the urge for an afternoon nap.
(18) In just three weeks Richard Harries, the former Bishop of Oxford, has set up a Commission on Civil Society , which has already held emergency hearings on the bill all round the UK, backed by Christian Aid, Women's Institutes, the Countryside Alliance, 38 Degrees , Oxfam, vegans, Quakers, the British Legion and scores more.
(19) A total of 2858 randomly selected American Legion members who had served in Southeast Asia completed a questionnaire which elicited information on military service, personal health, and a variety of mental health outcomes.
(20) He has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Legion of Honour.
(n.) One of the grand districts or quarters into which any space or surface, as of the earth or the heavens, is conceived of as divided; hence, in general, a portion of space or territory of indefinite extent; country; province; district; tract.
(n.) Tract, part, or space, lying about and including anything; neighborhood; vicinity; sphere.
(n.) The upper air; the sky; the heavens.
(n.) The inhabitants of a district.
(n.) Place; rank; station.
(1) However, as other patients who lived at the periphery of the Valserine valley do not appear to be related to any patients living in the valley, and because there has been considerable immigration into the valley, a number of hypotheses to explain the distribution of the disease in the region remain possible.
(2) The most actively proliferating region of the excurrent duct system is zone 3 of the epididymis, whereas the least active region is the ductuli efferentes.
(3) In this article we report the survival and morbidity rates for all live-born infants weighing 501 to 1000 gram at birth and born to residents of a defined geographic region from 1977 to 1980 (n = 255) compared with 1981 to 1984 (n = 266).
(4) Such an increase in antibody binding occurred simultaneously with an increase in the fluidity of surface lipid regions, as monitored by fluorescence depolarization of 1-(trimethylammoniophenyl)-6-phenyl-1,3,5-hexatriene.
(5) Among the migrants from the regions with contrasting climatic conditions.
(6) Complementarity determining regions (CDR) are conserved to different extents, with the first CDR region in all family members being among the most conserved segments of the molecule.
(7) The invaginations were classified into four easily recognized types: regular, chunky, filigree, and ridge (present only in axon hillock regions).
(8) Twelve families with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) were studied by linkage analysis using 10 polymorphic marker loci from the X-chromosome pericentromeric region.
(9) Reiteration VII (within protein coding regions of genes US10 and US11) and reiteration IV (within introns of genes US1 and US12) were stable between the isolates (group 1).
(10) In the second approach, attachment sites of DTPA groups were directed away from the active region of the molecule by having fragment E1,2 bound in complex, with its active sites protected during the derivatization.
(11) When compared with lissencephalic species, a great horizontal fibrillary system (which is vertically arranged in gyral regions) was observed in convoluted brains.
(12) At the fepB operator, a 31 base-pair Fur-protected region was identified, corresponding to positions -19 to +12 with respect to the transcriptional start site.
(13) Three overlapping clones, spanning a total of 19 kb of the human SC gene, including 3 kb of the 5' flanking region, were characterized.
(14) We have examined overlapping octapeptides from the kappa IIIb light chain variable region and show that some framework peptides have the ability to bind aggregated IgG.
(15) Therefore, neither of these two regions of the Tat protein appear to be discrete activation domains.
(16) Chromatographic maps of DNA adducts demonstrated unique patterns of DNA adducts for each of the regions.
(17) Thus, human bronchial epithelial cells can express the IL-8 gene, with expression in response to the inflammatory mediator TNF regulated mainly at the transcriptional level, and with elements within the 5'-flanking region of the gene that are directly or indirectly modulated by the TNF signal.
(18) It is the only fully-fledged casino to open in the region, outside Lebanon.
(19) The regional distribution of beta-adrenoceptor subtypes was found to be similar to that seen in the rat brain.
(20) Former Regional director for Latin American Caribbean and Middle East, Save the Children.