Definition of gangland
: the world of organized crime a gangland killing
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In the Absence of Good Men, a film set during the 1920s gangland wars in the city, has set a cast that includes Milo Gibson as the feared gangster, alongside Sean Faris, Jamie Lynn Sigler and Peter Facinelli.
Riprore, which focuses on the heart of gangland Los Angeles, where a gruesome discovery sparks a frenetic homicide investigation, but underneath the surface lurks a darkness that leads to the end of days.
A journalist (Annabelle Stephenson) raised in the state’s Central Valley goes home and learns that the lack of precipitation has turned the farms into a violent gangland.
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Definition of gangland for English Language Learners
: the violent world of organized crime
Legal Definition of gangland
: the world of organized crime
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