Definition of land pirate in English:
A robber or highwayman.
- His burden is made all the heavier by the difficulty of keeping the charming outlaw Macheath, at this point a roving land pirate, confined in Newgate Prison long enough to be hanged
- In the late 1700s Jeremiah Smith began to become the man the world would eventually know as Fire Island's most notorious land pirate.
- These successive biographies provide a capsule history of popular views of criminals, for they manifest an increasing sympathy with the land pirate.
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