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Thundering Legion

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Under cover of a thunderstorm which broke over them they successfully attacked the Marcomanni. (See Legion, Theban Legion.)

⁂ This is a mere legend of no historic value. The legion was so called at least a century before the reign of Aureʹlius; probably because it bore on its shields or ensigns a representation of Jupiter Tonans.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Thumb-nail Legacies
Thumbikins or Thumbscrew
Thunder
Thunder (Sons of) [Boanesgēs]
Thunder and Lightning or Tonnant
Thunders of the Vatican
Thunderbolt of Itàly
Thunderbolts
Thunderer (The)
Thundering Legion
Thunstone
Thursday
Thursday
Tiara
Tib
Tib and Tom
Tiber
Tibullus
Tiburce (3 syl.) or Tiburce
Tiburtius’s Day (St.)