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Word: ravage

Definition: devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms


Sentences Containing 'ravage'

During the great massacre of Heraklion on 24 June 1821, remembered in the area as "the great ravage" ("ο μεγάλος αρπεντές", "o megalos arpentes"), the Turks also killed the metropolite of Crete, Gerasimos Pardalis, and five more bishops.
Mostly populated by farmers and cattle rearers, this village is situated at a height and is thus almost never affected by floods which usually ravage low lying areas as satellite almost every year.
While transporting these goods to Damascus, Saladin took the opportunity to ravage the Crusader countryside.
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