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.

  2. Mafia(ProperNoun)

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

    Somehow he managed to piss off the Russian Mafia.

  3. mafia(Noun)

    A crime syndicate

  4. mafia(Noun)

    A trusted group of associates of a political leader

  5. mafia(Noun)

    An in-group

  6. Origin: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

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How to pronounce mafia?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say mafia in sign language?

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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. Mark Kleiman:

    The Mafia abandoned alcohol.

  2. Hamed Kouyate:

    You're in the hands of the mafia.

  3. Imam Taha Tawil:

    We cannot blame Catholics for the Mafia.

  4. Pierpaolo Romani:

    When the mafia strikes, it is much more subtle and effective.

  5. Hamza Nmeie:

    ISIS is like the Mafia ... once you get in, you never come out.

Images & Illustrations of mafia

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