Definitions for mafiosoˌmɑ fiˈoʊ soʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ma•fi•o•soˌmɑ fiˈoʊ soʊ(n.)(pl.)-si; -sos.
(often cap.) a member of the Mafia.
Category: Western History
Origin of mafioso:
1870–75; < It =Mafi(a)Mafia+-oso < L -ōsus -ose1
a member of the Sicilian Mafia
a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States
A member of the Mafia.
Mafioso is a 1962 Italian black-comedy film directed by Alberto Lattuada. The film stars Alberto Sordi as a factory manager who visits his hometown in Sicily and is tasked with performing a hit for the mafia. It was awarded Best Film at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
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