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Definitions for Mafia
ˈmɑ fi ə, ˈmæf i əMafia

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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

  2. 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

  3. mafia, maffia(noun)

    any tightly knit group of trusted associates


  1. Mafia(ProperNoun)

    An international criminal organization of Sicilian origin operating in Italy and the United States.

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  2. Mafia(ProperNoun)

    Any organized crime syndicate operating internationally in high-level organized crime; .

    Somehow he managed to piss off the Russian Mafia.

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  3. mafia(Noun)

    A crime syndicate

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  4. mafia(Noun)

    A trusted group of associates of a political leader

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  5. mafia(Noun)

    An in-group

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mafia in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mafia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Mafia in a Sentence

  1. Arturo Pierre Martinez:

    The illegal war carried out against the nation of Iraq serves as a perfect example of how the U.S. government acts much like a Mafia enterprise ... criminally plundering entire nations of their resources, strategic reserves and economies.

  2. Republican Michigan Rep. Todd Courser:

    I can say nothing prepared me for the caustic nature of the Lansing mafia, the entirety of the state House and state government is controlled and manipulated for the political advantage and to the benefit of the establishment powers.

  3. Patricia Bullrich:

    If it hadnt been resolved, it would mean a profound political crisis because there is a member of the lower house of Congress fighting for his life after suffering an attack from a mafia clan that didnt hesitate to kill a person for personal issues.

  4. Matteo Salvini:

    That is crazy, it's a lack of respect for people, magistrates, journalists, policemen and victims of the mafia.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    There have been multiple media reports about Donald's business dealings with the mob, with the mafia. Now maybe his tax returns show that those business dealings are a lot more extensive than has been reported.

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