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French Foreign Legion   /frɛntʃ fˈɔrən lˈidʒən/   Listen
French Foreign Legion

noun
1.
A former foreign legion in the French army that was used for military duties outside of France.






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"French Foreign Legion" Quotes from Famous Books



... brigades were Breton Mobilises, adjoined to whom, however, perhaps for the purpose of steadying them, were three or four very small detachments of former regiments of the line. There was also a small contingent of the French Foreign Legion, which had been brought from Algeria. Starting from Yvre l'Eveque towards, noon on December 4, we marched to Ardenay, where we spent the night. The weather was fine and dry, but intensely cold. On the 5th we camped on some hills near ...
— My Days of Adventure - The Fall of France, 1870-71 • Ernest Alfred Vizetelly

... 1916] The writer of this was a member of the French Foreign Legion. He was killed in ...
— Poems of American Patriotism • Brander Matthews (Editor)



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