gangland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gangland underworld organizations
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Usage

In literature:

Gangland differences were forgotten in the larger issue of the common weal.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
The most picturesque figure in gangland.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
It was a gangland-style execution, quick and preemptory, the time-honored way.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Mexico isn't a gangland gunbattle.
High-profile gangland crime buster to head securities enforcement in B.C.
A flashy New York City mobster has been convicted of federal charges he ordered a gangland hit in 2004.
Nashville gangster convicted of crime he discussed openly on History Channel's ' Gangland '.
Author introduces readers to gangland -style cooking.
Detective Admits He Lied About '98 Gangland Killing.
A New York City police detective testified yesterday that an officer who is accused of mob ties had told him to fill out a false report and to lie to investigators about a fatal gangland shooting in 1998.
Site of 1957 Gangland Raid Is Part of Auction on Saturday.
Out of Russia's Gangland , and Into Cafe Society.
President praises Chicago, ignores ' gangland '.
Play based on Greek classic set in contemporary gangland.
Leonetti learned to shoot a gun at age 10 and says that he participated in the same number of gangland murders under the twisted tutelage of his crazier uncle, mob boss Nicodemo "Little Nicky".
The Technical Services Division, meanwhile, was working on poisons which might be used for the murder, after Giancana had protested that a gangland-style killing would never work.
Top Dublin criminal shot to death in gangland feud.
Top Dublin criminal shot to death in gangland feud .
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