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 Mafia Mafia

noun

  • any tightly knit group of trusted associates  ( maffia, mafia )
    any tightly knit group of trusted associates
  • a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century  ( Maffia, Mafia, Sicilian Mafia )
    a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
  • a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia  ( Cosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia )
    a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia