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Great Train Robbery, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGreat Train Robbery, thethe Great Train RobberyˌGreat ˈTrain ˌRobbery, the 🔊 🔊 an event in 1963 when a group of criminals robbed a British mail train and stole over £2 million, which at that time was the largest amount of money ever stolen in the UK. One of the ‘Great Train Robbers’, Ronald biggs, escaped from prison in England and lived in Brazil for 35 years. He returned to the UK in 2001 and was arrested and put in prison.
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