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or ladron

[luh-drohn] /ləˈdroʊn/
noun, Southwestern U.S.
a thief.
Origin of ladrone
1550-60; < Spanish ladrón < Latin latrōn- (stem of latrō) mercenary, bandit Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • “Asesino,” “ladron,” “ingrato,” were the terms used in speaking of him.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • I hope it will cause the excommunication of every ladron in Mexico, and have them devoted to the perdition they so richly deserve.

    The Bandolero Mayne Reid

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