Pillage Law and Legal Definition

Pillage means to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war. It means to take spoils by force. It is the act of plundering or large scale robbery, usually accompanied by violence. Goods or property seized are also termed as pillage.

Pillage is the plundering, ravaging, or carrying off of goods, commodities, or merchandise, by open force or violence. It is the forcible seizure of another’s property. Pillage is the taking by violence of private property by a victorious army from the citizens or subjects of the enemy.

Pillage is also termed as plunder.