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dacoity

[duh-koi-tee] /dəˈkɔɪ ti/
noun, plural dacoities.
1.
(in India and Burma) gang robbery; robbery by dacoits.
Also, dakoity.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Hindi ḍakaitī, derivative of ḍakait dacoit
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dacoity

/dəˈkɔɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -coities
1.
(in India and Myanmar) robbery by an armed gang
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