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maffia

noun

1 Maffia

A crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia.

synonyms: Cosa Nostra, Mafia.

Dutch: maffia, mafia
Polish: cosa nostra



2 Maffia

A secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century.

synonyms: Mafia, Sicilian Mafia.

3 maffia

Any tightly knit group of trusted associates.

synonym: mafia.

Dutch: maffia


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