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pi lij

  • n  goods or money obtained illegally
  • n  the act of stealing valuable things from a place
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils

  • Bring liberty to an oppressed people, and they'll party and pillage in the great American way.
  • Hanged (as a special degradation), in Moscow, after a four-day Soviet show trial highlighted by fantastic confessions of murder, pillage and espionage (most of it true): Ataman .
  • The Keys may pillage the occasional Stevie Ray Vaughn or Hendrix lick, but they're not playing the blues to be precocious.
News & Articles

  • ‘Vikings’ adds two more pillage people
    History has added two more “Vikings” to its plunder-and-pillage series. Former “Law & Order” star Linus Roache and Alexander Ludwig — who appeared in “The Hunger Games” — are joining the cast of “Vikings,” which will begin shooting its second season this summer. Roache will play Ecbert, King of Wessex — who’s described...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • David Chase in FOXNews
    Chase says the New Jersey mob boss "had been people's alter ego. They had gleefully watched him rob, kill, pillage, lie and cheat. They had cheered him on. And then, all of a sudden, they wanted to see him punished for all that. They wanted...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Asia Times Online
    In a speech endorsing the deal, President Nicolas Sarkozy said that the Internet must not become a high-tech Wild West, "a lawless zone where outlaws can pillage works with abandon or, worse, trade in them in total impunity. And on whose backs? On...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in AFP
    They do not distinguish among Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds. They want to prevent the creation of a strong and powerful Iraq, the better to pillage the country,Ahmadinejad said.

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