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The capture of personal property on land by a public enemy, with a view of making it his own. The property so captured is called plunder.


 - vb. To take the goods of by force, or without right; to pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to plunder travelers. To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy plundered all the goods they found.


Syn. - To pillage; despoil; sack; rifle; strip; rob.


 - n. The act of plundering or pillaging; robbery. See Syn. of Pillage. That which is taken by open force from an enemy; pillage; spoil; booty; also, that which is taken by theft or fraud. Personal property and effects; baggage or luggage.

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