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adjective Tam·ma·ny \ˈta-mə-nē\

Definition of TAMMANY

:  of, relating to, or constituting a group or organization exercising or seeking municipal political control by methods often associated with corruption and bossism
Tam·ma·ny·ism \-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Origin of TAMMANY

Tammany Hall, headquarters of the Tammany Society, political organization in New York City
First Known Use: 1872

Rhymes with TAMMANY


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