One of the American industrial or financial magnates of the late 1800s who became wealthy by unethical means, such as questionable stock-market operations and exploitation of labor.
A feudal lord who robbed travelers passing through his domain.
Any of a number of U.S. capitalists of the late 19th cent. who acquired vast wealth by exploitation and ruthlessness.
A nobleman of feudal times who robbed people traveling through his domain.
Alternative spelling of robber baron.
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