Example sentences for: plunder

How can you use “plunder” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This real-life Scots-born 17th-century brigand received the official blessing of the British governor of New York to plunder French, Spanish, and Dutch ships from the Caribbean to Madagascar, frequently hiding out on the Nova Scotia coast.

  • Plunder was now legitimate business and the city was awash with money and booty from the numerous pirate raids.

  • The Northwest Coast Indian tribes forayed south from their villages in the north along the Alaska and British Columbia coast and lived off the sea and plunder.

  • Earthquake, fire, flood, and the plunder of barbarians and Renaissance architects reduced the area to a muddy cow pasture until the excavations of the 19th century.

  • Experts debated whether he would be remembered more for his brutal tyranny or for his corruption and plunder of the economy.

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