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Noun: pillaging  pi-li-jing
  1. The act of stealing valuable things from a place
    "the pillaging of the Parthenon";
    - plundering, pillage
Verb: pillage  pi-lij
  1. Steal goods; take as spoils
    "During the earthquake people pillaged the stores that were deserted by their owners";
    - plunder, despoil, loot, reave [archaic], strip, rifle, ransack, foray

Derived forms: pillagings

Type of: aggression, hostility, take

Encyclopedia: Pillaging