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  1. narco-state(noun)

    an area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent

    "this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"


  1. narco-state(Noun)

    A state whose economy depends heavily on narcotics and other drugs.

    With the collapse of the government, there is a real danger the country will become a narco-state

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