gangdom

Definitions of gangdom
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n underworld organizations

Synonyms:
gangland, organized crime
Types:
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yakuza
organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises
Maffia, Mafia, Sicilian Mafia
a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
Black Hand
a secret terrorist society in the United States early in the 20th century
Camorra
a secret society in Naples notorious for violence and blackmail
crime syndicate, family, mob, syndicate
a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
Cosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia
a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
Type of:
social group
people sharing some social relation

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