Definition of Mafia. Meaning of Mafia. Synonyms of Mafia

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Definition of Mafia

Mafia
Maffia Maf"fi*a, Mafia Ma"fi*a, n. [It. maffia.] A secret society which organized in Sicily as a political organization, but is now widespread among Italians, and is used to further or protect private interests, reputedly by illegal methods.

Meaning of Mafia from wikipedia

- enforcing illegal agreements and transactions. The term "mafia" derives from the Sicilian Mafia. Mafias often engage in secondary activities such as gambling...
- The American Mafia, commonly referred to in North America as "the Mafia" or sometimes "the Mob", or the Italian-American Mafia, is a highly organized...
- The Sicilian Mafia, also known as simply the Mafia and frequently referred to by its members as Cosa Nostra (Italian: [ˈkɔːza ˈnɔstra, ˈkɔːsa -], Sicilian: [ˈkɔːsa...
- Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr, Lloyd Bridges (in one of his final films)...
- The Mexican Mafia (Spanish: Mafia Mexicana), also known as La Eme (Spanish for "the M"), is a highly organized Mexican American criminal organization...
- Mafia is a 2002 action-adventure video game developed by Illusion Softworks and published by Gathering of Developers. The game was released for Microsoft...
- Russian organized crime or Russian mafia (Russian: росси́йская ма́фия, tr. rossíyskaya máfiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə ˈmafʲɪjə], Russian: ру́сская ма́фия...
- The Commission is the governing body of the American Mafia, formed in 1931 by Charles "Lucky" Luciano following the Castellammarese War. The Commission...
- Three 6 Mafia is an American hip hop group from Memphis, Tennessee formed in 1991. Emerging as a horror-themed underground rap group, they would eventually...
- Mafia III is an action-adventure video game developed by Hangar 13 and published by 2K Games. It was released in October 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox...
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