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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A group of bandits who plunder for a living.

Usage examples (33)
  • One of the redeeming features of the Munich tragedy (and I am not condemning it) and the present international lawlessness and brigandage is the change in the United States.
  • That is brigandage, which is denounced by the laws of Sicily.
  • For the progress is noticeable only by comparison, and, without speaking of open wars, brigandage, which is dying out, is not yet quite extinct.
  • In short, what foreigners call brigandage, which prevailed under the Turkish rule, has not, I am sorry to say, diminished under the Greek sovereignty. for more
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