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Pillage Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"
  • goods or money obtained illegally
  • steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • goods or money obtained illegally ,
  • the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pillage'

  • The Pillage: The Pillage is the debut album of Wu-Tang Clan member (formerly a close affiliate), Cappadonna. It was released on March 24, 1998 by Razor Sharp/Epic
  • Pillage of Ein Gedi: The Pillage of Ein Gedi refers to the Sicarii raid of Ein Gedi during the Great Jewish Revolt. According to Josephus, on Passover, the Sicarii of Masada
  • Pillager, Minnesota: "Pillager" redirects here. For other uses, see Pillager (disambiguation). Pillager is a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population
  • Pillager Band of Chippewa Indians: Pillager Band of Chippewa Indians (or simply the Pillagers; Makandwewininiwag in the Ojibwe language) are a historical band of Chippewa (Ojibwe) who settled
  • The Russian Pillage of 1719-1721: The Russian Pillage (Swedish: Rysshärjningarna), is the name for the action of the Imperial Russian Fleet toward the Swedish civilian population along

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Pillage Sample Sentences in News

  • Pirates pillage Thai tanker transporting oil from Singapore report
    BANGKOK - Pirates robbed a Thai tanker in Malaysian waters of some 2,000 tonnes of oil it was transporting from Singapore before planting a bomb on the vessel, Bangkok Post reported on ... Read more on this news related to 'Pillage'
  • Vandals pillage roadside memorial to young traffic victim
    It was in August 2014 that Fayette County resident Ryan Hayes died after a car accident on Hilo Road. Family and friends erected a small memorial at the site. But the sentimental items included in the memorial have been stolen and Ryan’s father, Chris, is asking that they be returned. read more Read more on this news related to 'Pillage'
  • Editorial: Un-peace
    IN SUN.STAR Davao's Sunday edition, editor-in-chief Stella Estremera wrote on how when the order to attack with no remorse is given, the dogs of war will not just kill but pillage and destroy until "mothers shall but smile when they behold/Their infants quarter'd with the hands of war." The quote is from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, an illust Read more on this news related to 'Pillage'

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