What does mafia mean?

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

Wiktionary

  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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Numerology

  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. Luiz Felipe Maia:

    You talk about gaming and people think about fraud, money laundering, mafia and addiction.

  2. Rosario Crocetta:

    This is a political mafia attack, the goal is not only the forests and land speculation … This is also an attack on a government that fights the Mafia ; it is a frightening mob attack.

  3. Steve Levy:

    It would be analogous to what the feds already do to members of the Mafia. If you are convicted of organized crime activities, you are prohibited from consorting with other members.

  4. David Schmid:

    If you were to make a really explicitly violent Mafia movie, that wouldn't be so popular with the audience, the audience would prefer to be carried away by the romance of the quintessentially immigrant narrative where a person goes from nothing to becoming a godfather.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Indeed, ridiculously and violently, Trump administration of the United States has blown down all the rules and principles of the United Nations Security Council and its incredibility, which nations of the world had established and decided unanimously and consistently on the failure of the League of Nations for the world peace and security in a fair, and equal way. Trump's Middle East Plan, executes only the humiliation of itself; whereas, self-determination of the Palestinian nation will stay definitely with its all dimensions regardless of some Ali Babas' betrayal and treachery of slavery-minded Arabs to the Palestinian cause. One may consider such a plan as a Bare Political Mafia-ism that will result in a collapse of civilized-morality, equality, honesty, and transparent justice in the context and concept of Western and American own perspectives and values. Palestinians boldly speak; however, civilized societies cowardly stay silent. It is a sensitive and shameful matter, tragedy, and the death of humanity and human rights.

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