Tammany

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adjective Tam·ma·ny \ˈta-mə-nē\

Definition of Tammany

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a group or organization exercising or seeking municipal political control by methods often associated with corruption and bossism

Tammanyism

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Origin and Etymology of tammany

Tammany Hall, headquarters of the Tammany Society, political organization in New York City


First Known Use: 1872


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