centurion centurion  /sɛn ˈtʊ ri ən/


  • (n) (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers


  1. And Pilate wondered if he were already dead; and summoning the centurion, he asked him whether he was already dead.
  2. Neither did Christ warn the good centurion against fighting.
  3. He engineered the strategy of selling Robert Bork to Congress as a distinguished moderate rather than a centurion of right-wing values.


  1. Centurion seeks oil producers to use pipeline

    Centurion Pipeline, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp., a company that recently reactivated and expanded the existing pipeline system in the Cline Shale area, is now soliciting shipper interests in to help move crude oil to Texas Gulf Coast.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. Community meeting set to discuss The River Walk

    Centurion American is hosting a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Salerno's Restaurant, 3407 Long Prairie Road, to discuss The River Walk at Central Park project with the community.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Flower Mound Leader

  3. Pirlo: I dreamt of celebrating 100 caps at Maracana as a child

    The Italy midfielder will become a centurion at the prestigious Brazilian arena, and he is relishing the opportunity to celebrate his landmark in Rio de Janeiro
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

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  1. Coach Andy Flower said: "Graeme's injury is improving and we expect him to be available, but with a further three matches to come after Centurion we have decided that we need a like-forlike replacement on hand."
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: Andy Flower Source: Mirror.co.uk

  2. "I enjoy bowling at the Wanderers," said Steyn. "It's nice to see the ball carrying past the (batsman's) shoulders. I'm looking forward to Centurion (starting Friday). Last time we played them there we won so it's in their memory bank."
    on Nov 11, 2007 By: Dale Steyn Source: Independent Online

  3. Broad said: "I think a lot was made of the incident at Centurion. We were told that just a few seconds would be allowed for referrals and I thought 45 or 35 was quite a long time. But it was a very relaxed conversation with me just asking whether...
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Stuart Broad Source: The Guardian

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