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see Razzia

Italian

Noun

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Verb

razzia
  1. Form of Third-person singular present tense, razziare
  2. Form of Second-person singular imperative, razziare#Italian|razziare

Extensive Definition

The word razzia probably arose via French or Italian from Arabic ghazw غزو = "raiding", and can mean:-
  • Ghazw, referring to wars associated with the expansion of Muslim territory
  • Other raids, for example mass arrests by modern political regimes
  • Razzia, a mafia-themed release of the board game Ra
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