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robber baron
NOUN
1.
History/Historical. a noble who robbed travelers passing through his lands.
2.
a ruthlessly powerful U.S. capitalist or industrialist of the late 19th century considered to have become wealthy by exploiting natural resources, corrupting legislators, or other unethical means.
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Robber baron (industrialist) - Wikipedia

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"Robber baron" is a derogatory metaphor of social criticism originally applied to certain late 19th-century American businessmen who used unscrupulous ...

Robber baron | Define Robber baron at Dictionary.com

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Robber baron definition, History/Historical. a noble who robbed travelers passing through his lands. See more.

Robber Baron | Definition of Robber Baron by Merriam-Webster

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Define robber baron: a wealthy person who tries to get land, businesses, or more money in a way that is dishonest or wrong.

Robber baron - definition of robber baron by The Free Dictionary

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One of the American industrial or financial magnates of the late 1800s who became wealthy by unethical means, such as questionable stock-market operations ...

Robber Baron Definition and History

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Robber Baron was a term applied to a businessman in the 19th century who engaged in unethical and monopolistic practices, wielded widespread political ...

robber baron | United States history | Britannica.com

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Aug 5, 2016 ... Robber baron, pejorative term for one of the powerful 19th century U.S. industrialists and financiers who made fortunes by monopolizing huge ...

Google 21st Century Robber Baron - Forbes

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Sep 19, 2011 ... Google 21st Century Robber Baron. Scott Cleland , Subscriber. Image by AFP/ Getty Images via @daylife. In June, Google Executive Chairman ...

Robber Barons and the Captains of Industry - Boundless

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Learn more about robber barons and the captains of industry in the Boundless open textbook. The term "robber baron" was applied to powerful ...