dacoity

or da·koit·y

[duh-koi-tee]

Origin of dacoity

1810–20; < Hindi ḍakaitī, derivative of ḍakait dacoit
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dacoity

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