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See definition of gangland on Dictionary.com
  • as inorganized crime
  • as inunderworld
  • as inCosa Nostra

synonyms for gangland

  • mob
  • Black Hand
  • Mafia
  • cosa nostra
  • organized crime family
  • the Syndicate
  • the mob
  • the rackets
  • the underworld
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How to use gangland in a sentence

Fingers of steel had gripped his wrist and the king of gangland rolled over on him, twisting the gun from his hand.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
Then from the blasphemous mouth of the king of gangland there came a shriek of awful fear.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
And he himself was killed by the gangland of Fort Worth, Tex.
WARREN COMMISSION (1 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. I (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Here was music, dancing, drinking, gambling; just such a life as the hard working members of gangland demand while off duty.
THE ARROW OF FIREROY J. SNELL
Among people of his own kind this youth, Jimmie McGowan, was known as the quickest trigger in all gangland.
THE ARROW OF FIREROY J. SNELL
Gangland differences were forgotten in the larger issue of the common weal.
THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALEFRANK L. PACKARD
Stace Morse—known in gangland as a man with every crime in the calendar to his credit, and prominent because of it!
THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALEFRANK L. PACKARD
He also was quite a celebrity in that gathering—Larry the Bat was of the aristocracy and the elite of gangland.
THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALEFRANK L. PACKARD
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WORDS RELATED TO GANGLAND

  • Black Hand
  • Mafia
  • gangdom
  • gangland
  • mob
  • organized crime
  • organized crime family
  • syndicate
  • the Syndicate
  • the mob
  • the underworld
  • underworld
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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