camorra

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noun ca·mor·ra \kə-ˈmȯr-ə, -ˈmär-\

Definition of camorra

  1. :  a group of persons united for dishonest or dishonorable ends; especially :  a secret organization formed about 1820 at Naples, Italy

Origin and Etymology of camorra

Italian


First Known Use: 1865


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