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Mafia   /mˈɑfiə/   Listen
Mafia

noun
1.
A crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia.  Synonyms: Cosa Nostra, Maffia.
2.
A secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century.  Synonyms: Maffia, Sicilian Mafia.
3.
Any tightly knit group of trusted associates.  Synonym: maffia.






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Words linked to "Mafia" :   terrorism, clique, mob, coterie, pack, ingroup, inner circle, camp, syndicate, organized crime, colloquialism, act of terrorism, crime syndicate, mafioso, omerta, gangland, gangdom, family, terrorist act



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