Definitions for cosa nostraˈkoʊ zə ˈnoʊs trə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mafia, Maffia, Cosa Nostra(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Sicilian Mafia

    The Sicilian Mafia, also known as Cosa Nostra, is a criminal syndicate in Sicily, Italy. It is a loose association of criminal groups that share a common organizational structure and code of conduct. Each group, known as a "family", "clan", or "cosca", claims sovereignty over a territory, usually a town or village or a neighbourhood of a larger city, in which it operates its rackets. Its members call themselves "men of honour", although the public often refers to them as "mafiosi". The Mafia's core activities are protection racketeering, the arbitration of disputes between criminals, and the organizing and oversight of illegal agreements and transactions. Following waves of emigration, the Mafia has spread to other countries such as the United States, Canada, and Australia.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosa nostra in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosa nostra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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