from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or conduct of a ladrone or robber. See extract under ladrone, 2.


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  • The Jolo disturbance was put an end to by several sharp and short engagements, and now peace prevails in the Moro Province, Cavite, the mother of ladrones in the Spanish times, is so permeated with the traditional sympathy of the people for ladronism as to make it difficult to stamp out the disease.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • We have provided an efficient police force, and have put down ladronism.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)


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