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  • n  someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
  • n  someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
  • n  a ship that is manned by pirates
  • v  copy illegally; of published material
  • v  take arbitrarily or by force

  • The difference, a tour guide informed me on a recent trip to Cartagena, between a pirate and a buccaneer is that latter is officially sanctioned by a state.
  • Although the ransom paid to free a Saudi tanker was lost when a pirate boat capsized, piracy remains a growth industry.
  • Pirates cruise the waters off the coast of Somalia in 2006 It appears almost certain that the pirates had no idea of the cargo aboard the Belize-flagged Faina, which Ukrainian .
News & Articles

  • Pirate Mutiny team finishes second
    The Half Moon Bay Pirate Mutiny baseball team finished second in the Santa Cruz Shootout 11-and-under tournament, June 22-23.
    July 3, 2013 - Half Moon Bay Review
  • Pirate ship headed to Erie
    Get jolly, Roger. A pirate ship is coming to Erie's bayfront later this summer. "Scallywags," a 60-foot-long wood-and-fiberglass vessel, will offer five 90-minute cruises daily from Dobbins Landing for up to 75 passengers.
    July 3, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Brooklyn Duo Arrested for Pirate Radio Station
    (Flickr) The Fresh Kid is off the air. In a press release yesterday, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced the arrests of Seon Bruce, 40, and Solomon Malka, 51, for operating a pirate radio station out of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The defendants have been charged with a class-A misdemeanor, Unauthorized Radio Transmission. If convicted, they could serve up to a year in jail. Mr. Bruce ...
    July 3, 2013 - The New York Observer

  • John F Kennedy in guardian.co.uk
    The criminal prosecution of the Pirate Bay is about protecting creators from those who violate their rights and deprive them of their deserved rewards,said John Kennedy, the chairman of the IFPI.
  • Russell Brand in MSNBC
    There's been some talk of doing a 'Pirates' movie,Brand said. "But, I've got eight other things to do, (including) 'Get Him To The Greek' with Judd Apatow : So I don't know if there'll be time to be a pirate, I've got enough of that in me...
  • Thomas Jefferson in American Daily
    It is reported that the most prominent pirate militias today have their roots in the fishing communities of the Somali coast, especially in northeastern and central Somalia and that their organization reflects Somali clan-based social... Ban Ki-moon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFIDDDOdKd-qT9hUhe56NEPnY21Lw AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gNmIjD5XLINpPvbSuQ8kXQMSnfLQ&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH6oX87kBa4wiFd3NozsaiXaNQsow Mar 18, 2009 74770 100768 piratical Jefferson argued that The object of the convention shall be to compel the piratical States to perpetual peace."

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