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Line breaks: la|drone
Pronunciation: /ləˈdrəʊn

Definition of ladrone in English:


A highwayman or pirate in Spain or Spanish America.
Example sentences
  • The Ladrones were much exasperated, and determined to revenge themselves.
  • The Ladrones never returned a single shot, but always kept in readiness to board.
  • He mentions having seen a Ladrone with his sword drawn and dripping with blood, engaged in pursuit of a villager.


Spanish ladrón 'robber', from Latin latro(n-).

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