Definition of pillage:
- That which is taken from another or others by open force, particularly and chiefly from enemies in war; plunder; spoil; booty.
- The act of pillaging; robbery.
- To strip of money or goods by open violence; to plunder; to spoil; to lay waste; as, to pillage the camp of an enemy.
- To take spoil; to plunder; to ravage.
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