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pil•lage



Pronunciation: (pil'ij), [key]
v., -laged, -lag•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to strip ruthlessly of money or goods by open violence, as in war; plunder: The barbarians pillaged every conquered city.
2. to take as booty.

v.i.
to rob with open violence; take booty: Soldiers roamed the countryside, pillaging and killing.

n.
1. the act of plundering, esp. in war.
2. booty or spoil.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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