Definition of centurion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

centurion

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//senˈtjʊəriən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//senˈtʃʊriən//
 
 
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(in ancient Rome) an army officer who commanded 100 soldiers Word Origin Middle English: from Latin centurio(n-), from centuria, from centum ‘hundred’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: centurion