klepht

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klepht

(klɛft)
n
(Historical Terms) any of the Greeks who fled to the mountains after the 15th-century Turkish conquest of Greece and whose descendants survived as brigands into the 19th century
[C19: from Modern Greek klephtēs, from Greek kleptēs thief]
ˈklephtic adj
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