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Abduction may refer to:

Of a person or people[edit]

  • Alien abduction, memories of being taken by apparently nonhuman entities from a different planet
  • Bride kidnapping, a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes to marry
  • Child abduction, the abduction or kidnapping of a young child (or baby) by an older person
  • Express kidnapping, a method of abduction where a small ransom that a company or family can easily pay is requested
  • International child abduction
  • Kidnapping, the taking away of a person against the person's will
  • Raptio, large scale abduction of women, either for marriage or enslavement
  • Tiger kidnapping, taking a hostage to force a loved one or associate of the victim to do something



Film and television[edit]



  • Abduction, a music label run by members of Sun City Girls
  • "Abduction", a 2005 song by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson
  • The Abduction from the Seraglio, an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • The Abduction of Figaro, a musical pastiche by Peter Schickele writing as P.D.Q. Bach
  • 'Abduction', a concept album released by Scottish alternative rock band C.E.IV in 1988, portraying in music, songs and narration, the story of an alien abduction.[1]

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