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  • noun Plural form of plundering.

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Examples

  • Their appeal is clear: these are pitch-perfect plunderings of garage rock, psychedelia and British-invasion pop, with glimpses of Jonathan Richman, 1980s bubblegum indie and even Bruce Springsteen suggesting they're not trapped in a 1960s time-warp.

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  • The next anxiety of the government in Athens was to secure the farms and country houses against the plunderings and forays to which they would be exposed, if there were no armed force to protect them.

    Hellenica

  • For the plain truth is that this picture—sobering though it may be in its ultimate demonstration that a life of crime does not pay—enjoins the hypnotized audience to hobnob with a bunch of crooks, participate with them in their plunderings and actually sympathize with their personal griefs.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • If there was to be peace on earth and any further welfare for mankind, if there was to be an end to wars, plunderings, poverty and bitter universal frustration, not only the collective organization of the race but the moral making of the individual had to begin anew.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • Its plunderings might have been overlooked, and so might its insolence, had it been common insolence, but it —, and then the roar of indignation which arose from outraged England against the viper, the frozen viper, which it had permitted to warm itself upon its bosom.

    Lavengro

  • Conan had handled many coins in the years of his plunderings, and had a good practical knowledge of them.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • And it is to be observed that they do not, like the Greek pirates or the Italian bandits, preserve a religious element in their plunderings; they make no vows, and they carefully avoid offerings.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Conan had handled many coins in the years of his plunderings, and had a good practical knowledge of them.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Calling the theft of Congo's natural resources ®one of the greatest plunderings that the African continent has ever seen, ¯

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Then uninterrupted and eternal peace through the universe, an end of all wars, plunderings, drudgeries, robbing, assassinates, unless it be to destroy these cursed rebels the heretics.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

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