Mafioso

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Mafioso Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States
  • a member of the Sicilian Mafia

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a member of the Sicilian Mafia ,
  • a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States

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Mafioso Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The Mafia is a crime group working in many parts of the world that was created in Italy more than 200 years ago. The mafia makes money from crime. They make billions of dollars a year from such crimes as making and selling illegal drugs, money laundering, from stealing, gambling and prostitution.

The mafia in Italy have been around for hundreds of years. They work in the areas of Calabria, Sicily, Naples and Apulia which are all areas in the South of Italy.



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Mafioso Sample Sentences in News


  • Former mafia man Domenico Rancadore wins battle against extradition to Italy
    A fugitive Sicilian mafioso arrested in Britain last year after living a quiet suburban life under an alias for two decades won a battle against extradition on Monday when the court found that Italy's prison overcrowding could breach his human rights.         Read more on this news related to 'Mafioso'
  • Chandler dinner theater to present Mafia comedy
    Mafioso Murders" humorously portrays a mob godfather's birthday party set in the 1930s                 Read more on this news related to 'Mafioso'
  • Court reaffirms Sicilian Mafioso's extradition
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