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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  • Sicilian mafioso to be extradited to Italy after 22 years in Britain
    By Sam Wilkin LONDON (Reuters) - A convicted Sicilian mafioso who spent two decades living incognito in Britain will be extradited to Italy after a court on Friday overturned a previous ruling that prison overcrowding there could breach his human rights. Domenico Rancadore, 65, faces seven years in jail in Italy after senior district judge Howard Riddle ruled in f Read more on this news related to 'Mafioso'
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