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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GANGLAND

Stace Morse—known in gangland as a man with every crime in the calendar to his credit, and prominent because of it!

He also was quite a celebrity in that gathering—Larry the Bat was of the aristocracy and the elite of gangland.

Fingers of steel had gripped his wrist and the king of gangland rolled over on him, twisting the gun from his hand.

Then from the blasphemous mouth of the king of gangland there came a shriek of awful fear.

And he himself was killed by the gangland of Fort Worth, Tex.

Here was music, dancing, drinking, gambling; just such a life as the hard working members of gangland demand while off duty.

Among people of his own kind this youth, Jimmie McGowan, was known as the quickest trigger in all gangland.

Gangland differences were forgotten in the larger issue of the common weal.

WORD ORIGIN

1912, from gang (n.) + land (n.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.