Meaning of “mafia” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “mafia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Mafia" in American English

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Mafianoun [ U ]

us /ˈmɑ·fi·ə, ˈmæf·i·ə/

a large criminal organization, esp. a secret criminal organization that is active in the US and Italy

(Definition of “Mafia” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)