Meaning of “pillage” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “pillage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pillageverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈpɪl·ɪdʒ/ fml

to steal something from a place or a person by using violence, esp. during war:

[ T ] Rioters pillaged and set fire to downtown buildings.

(Definition of “pillage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)