Definition of pillage in English:

pillage

Line breaks: pil|lage
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪlɪdʒ
 
/

verb

[with object]

noun

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Derivatives

pillager

noun
More example sentences
  • We need not look for ‘proof’ by poring over the dusty records of the meticulous pillagers, marauders, and savvy tradesmen.
  • In other lands however there are pillagers and marauders that keep me strong, but soon will come a time when slaughter shall cover these lands and I shall rise above the rest.
  • In the ninth century, when Paris was invaded by the Norsemen, those great pillagers of tombs, her relics were taken for safety some fifteen miles away.

Origin

late Middle English (as a noun): from Old French, from piller 'to plunder'.

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