American Legion


American Legion
American Le|gion, the
a national organization for former members of the US armed forces

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • American Legion —   [ə merɪkən liːdʒən], Verband der Kriegsteilnehmer in den USA, gegründet 1919 in Paris, tritt für den sozialen Schutz der Kriegsveteranen ein. Politisch verbindet er einen entschiedenen Patriotismus mit einem antigewerkschaftlichen Kurs und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • American Legion — n. an organization of veterans of the armed forces of the U.S., founded in 1919 …   English World dictionary

  • American Legion — For other uses of American Legion, see American Legion (disambiguation) The American Legion was chartered by the U.S. Congress as a patriotic, mutual help, wartime veterans organization of the United States armed forces who served during a… …   Wikipedia

  • American Legion — a society, organized in 1919, composed of veterans of the armed forces of the U.S. * * * Organization of U.S. war veterans. Founded in 1919, it works for the care of disabled and sick veterans and promotes compensation and pensions for the… …   Universalium

  • American Legion — Die Amerikanische Legion (engl. American Legion) ist eine Veteranenorganisation der US Army. Neben Gedenkveranstaltungen und sozialen Veranstaltungen betätigt sich die Amerikanische Legion in der US Politik. Dabei liegt ein Schwerpunkt auf der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • American Legion — L American Legion est une association de vétérans de l armée des États Unis. L organisation fut fondée en 1919 par d anciens combattants de retour de la Première Guerre mondiale et a son siège à Indianapolis. Elle compte environ trois millions de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • American Legion — (inglés: Legión estadounidense). Organización de veteranos de guerra estadounidenses. Fundada en 1919, se ocupa del cuidado de ex combatientes minusválidos y enfermos, y promueve el otorgamiento de indemnizaciones y pensiones a los discapacitados …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • American Legion — Amer′ican Le′gion n. a society, organized in 1919, composed of veterans of the U.S. armed forces …   From formal English to slang

  • American Legion — /əˌmɛrɪkən ˈlidʒən/ (say uh.merikuhn leejuhn) noun a society, organised in 1919, composed of former members of the US armed forces who served in World Wars I and II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars …   Australian English dictionary

  • American Legion — noun the largest organization of United States war veterans • Hypernyms: ↑association • Member Meronyms: ↑Legionnaire, ↑veteran, ↑vet, ↑ex serviceman …   Useful english dictionary


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