Mafia, Maffia, Cosa Nostra(noun)
a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
Mafia, Maffia, Sicilian Mafia(noun)
a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
any tightly knit group of trusted associates
A less common spelling of Mafia.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Sicilian secret society which aims at boycotting the law-courts, superseding the law, and ruling the island; its chief weapon is the boycott; violence is only resorted to for vengeance; funds are raised by blackmail; popular support enables it to control elections, avoid legal proceedings, and influence industrial questions. The Italian government try in vain to put it down.
The numerical value of maffia in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of maffia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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