Definitions of pillaging
  1. noun
    the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    synonyms: pillage, plundering
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    the practice of plundering in gangs
    rape, rapine
    the act of despoiling a country in warfare
    looting, robbery
    plundering during riots or in wartime
    despoilation, despoilment, despoliation, spoil, spoilation, spoliation
    the act of stripping and taking by force
    devastation, ravaging
    plundering with excessive damage and destruction
    depredation, predation
    an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
    the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
    type of:
    aggression, hostility
    violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
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