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Meaning of centurion

cen•tu•ri•on

Pronunciation: (sen-toor'ē-un, -tyoor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (in the ancient Roman army) the commander of a century.
  2. (cap.)any one of various British battle tanks in service from 1945 to 1967.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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