razzia


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raz·zi·a

 (răz′ē-ə)
n.
A plundering raid.

[Arabic dialectal ġazya, from Arabic ġazwa, raid, military attack, from ġazā, to raid; see ġzw in Semitic roots.]

razzia

(ˈræzɪə)
n, pl -zias
(Historical Terms) history a raid for plunder or slaves, esp one carried out by Moors in North Africa
[C19: from French, from Arabic ghaziah war]
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