Definition of Pillage. Meaning of Pillage. Synonyms of Pillage

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Definition of Pillage

Pillage
Pillage Pil"lage, n. [F., fr. piller to plunder. See Pill to plunder.] 1. The act of pillaging; robbery. --Shak. 2. That which is taken from another or others by open force, particularly and chiefly from enemies in war; plunder; spoil; booty. Which pillage they with merry march bring home. --Shak. Syn: Plunder; rapine; spoil; depredation. Usage: Pillage, Plunder. Pillage refers particularly to the act of stripping the sufferers of their goods, while plunder refers to the removal of the things thus taken; but the words are freely interchanged.
Pillage
Pillage Pil"lage, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pillaged; p. pr. & vb. n. Pillaging.] To strip of money or goods by open violence; to plunder; to spoil; to lay waste; as, to pillage the camp of an enemy. Mummius . . . took, pillaged, and burnt their city. --Arbuthnot.
Pillage
Pillage Pil"lage, v. i. To take spoil; to plunder; to ravage. They were suffered to pillage wherever they went. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Pillage from wikipedia

- to as sacking, ransacking, plundering, despoiling, despoliation, and pillaging, is the indiscriminate taking of goods by force as part of a military...
- The Pillage is the debut solo album of Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna. It was released on March 24, 1998 by Razor Sharp/Epic Street on compact disc, vinyl...
- The Pillage of Sigtuna was an event in the summer of 1187 described in the Eric Chronicles and in annals from the 13th century. According to descriptions[which...
- Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent (in Spanish: Las Venas Abiertas de América Latina) is a book written by Uruguayan...
- founded by Fred Cotton, James McDaniel and Rich "Jumbo" Sielert (vocalist of Pillage Sunday). Sielert, the drummer, was later replaced by Metallica's James...
- Catholic army under Albrecht von Wallenstein was able to invade, occupy, and pillage Jutland, forcing Denmark to withdraw from the war. Denmark managed to avoid...
- Myles Pillage (born 24 January 1998) is a British modern pentathlete. He parti****ted at the 2018 World Modern Pentathlon Championships, winning a medal...
- by impressing her through proving his military prowess by raiding and pillaging deep into the Chinese Empire. Their family then developed their territory...
- November 1576, Spanish tercios seized Antwerp and subjected it to the worst pillage in the Netherlands' history. The citizens resisted, but were overcome;...
- Prins also received recognition for her whistleblower book, It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall...
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