Definition of Brigandage. Meaning of Brigandage. Synonyms of Brigandage

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Definition of Brigandage

Brigandage
Brigandage Brig"and*age (-[asl]j), n. [F. brigandage.] Life and practice of brigands; highway robbery; plunder.

Meaning of Brigandage from wikipedia

- Brigandage is the life and practice of highway robbery and plunder. It is practiced by a brigand, a person who usually lives in a gang and lives by pillage...
- Brigandage in Southern Italy had existed in some form since ancient times. However its origins as outlaws targeting random travellers would evolve vastly...
- Giuseppe Caruso, nicknamed "Zi 'Beppe" (Atella, 18 December 1820 - Atella, 1892), was an Italian brigand, the most distinguished of the Lucan banditry...
- of criminality and in modern usage can be synonymous for gangsterism, brigandage, marauding, and thievery. The term bandit (introduced to English via Italian...
- Camorra Corsican mafia Unione Corse Garduña Italian brigandage (19th century) Sicilian brigandage and rebels (20th century) Mala del Brenta 'Ndrangheta...
- Seine and what is now Rouen in exchange for Rollo agreeing to end his brigandage, swearing allegiance to him, religious conversion and a pledge to defend...
- move of the police by signals.” Varsallona is credited with modernizing brigandage in Sicily. Instead of bands roving the countryside and abducting people...
- (Saudi Arabia) Arson (Algeria, Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, etc.) Hirabah/brigandage/armed and/or aggravated robbery (Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kenya, Zambia...
- sharpshooters (Sekban) were also recruited, and on demobilization turned to brigandage in the Jelali revolts (1590–1610), which engendered widespread anarchy...
- enter the Italian National Guard but the result was negative. Forced to brigandage, he began to live by robbery. On January 7, 1861, he met Carmine Crocco...
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