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The Mafia is more ancient and has a direct ancestry for nearly a thousand years.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Anyhow, he defied the Mafia, laid in a stock of revolvers and rifles, and rallied his friends around him.
COURTS AND CRIMINALSARTHUR TRAIN
The Mafia might almost be called a universal conspiracy against law and order.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS
Either the Cammoristi, or the Mafia, or some such organisation.
A CABINET SECRETGUY BOOTHBY
Don't act this way with these people, because they are all of the (Mala-vita) Mafia and will do you harm in an instant.
THE BARREL MYSTERYWILLIAM J. (WILLIAM JAMES) FLYNN
Ortonello, though, had never meddled with politics, nor with the Mafia or any other organization.
THE BARREL MYSTERYWILLIAM J. (WILLIAM JAMES) FLYNN
The more strictly organized Mafia was the result of the disorders consequent upon the expulsion of the king of Naples by Napoleon.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The remaining members of the Mafia, when consulted, received the idea with enthusiasm.
THE PRINCESS OF THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
In an organized form the Mafia survives only in isolated districts.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
But several questions popped into the minds of the Mafia soap salesman.
MARS CONFIDENTIALJACK LAIT
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WORDS RELATED TO MAFIA

  • Mafia
  • association
  • band
  • bloc
  • bunch
  • cabal
  • camp
  • cartel
  • cell
  • circle
  • clan
  • clique
  • coalition
  • combination
  • combine
  • corner
  • coterie
  • crew
  • crowd
  • faction
  • gang
  • in-group
  • junta
  • junto
  • knot
  • mob
  • monopoly
  • organization
  • outfit
  • party
  • pool
  • push
  • racket
  • syndicate
  • troop
  • troupe
  • trust
  • Mafia
  • abyss
  • cosa nostra
  • criminals
  • felonry
  • gangland
  • mob
  • organized crime
  • racket
  • riffraff
  • syndicate
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