Definitions for mafiaˈmɑ fi ə, ˈmæf i ə
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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
An international criminal organization of Sicilian origin operating in Italy and the United States.
Any organized crime syndicate operating internationally in high-level organized crime; .
Somehow he managed to piss off the Russian Mafia.
A crime syndicate
A trusted group of associates of a political leader
Origin: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.
Translations for mafia
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- やくざ, マフィア, 秘密集団, 黒手党Japanese
- мафија, mafijaSerbo-Croatian
- xã hội đenVietnamese
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