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Word: freebooter

Definition: pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich


Sentences Containing 'freebooter'

He sent the Aetolian freebooter Dicaearchus on a large razzia through the Aegean, during the course of which he plundered the Cyclades and Rhodian territories.

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