Definition of Gangland

1. Noun. Underworld organizations.

Exact synonyms: Gangdom, Organized Crime
Generic synonyms: Social Group
Specialized synonyms: Yakuza, Maffia, Mafia, Sicilian Mafia, Black Hand, Camorra, Crime Syndicate, Family, Mob, Syndicate
Member holonyms: Gang, Mob, Pack, Ring
Group relationships: Underworld
Derivative terms: Gang



Definition of Gangland

1. Noun. The underworld of organized crime. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gangland

1. the criminal underworld [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gangland

gangboard
gangbuster
gangbusters
gangdom
ganged
ganged up
ganged up on
ganger
gangers
ganging
ganging up
ganging up on
gangings
gangion
gangions
gangland (current term)
ganglands
gangle
gangled
gangler
ganglers
gangles
ganglia
ganglia aorticorenalia
ganglia cardiaca
ganglia coeliaca
ganglia intermedia
ganglia lumbalia
ganglia of autonomic plexuses
ganglia of sympathetic trunk

Literary usage of Gangland

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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1907)
"Cup by John gangland, of Newcastle.— 9938 (Hull). — Unmarked silver is usually regarded with suspicion by collectors, and it is difficult to sell, ..."

2. Gang Suppression & Intervention: An Assessment by Irving A. Spergel (1993)
"More than 60 years ago, Thrasher wrote that "gangland" occupies the ... gangland is a phenomenon of human ecology" (Thrasher 1936 [also 1929 edition], pp. ..."

3. Trends, Risk, & Interventions in Lethal Violence: Proceedings of the Third edited by Carolyn Block (1995)
"Sibling offenses: Almost all homicides (aside from gangland hits or contract murders) correspond to a sibling offense -- similar incidents in which a fatal ..."

4. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"gangland AND COWER '35 once more joined. A notice of the Rule of Reason leads or falls, after the mediaeval fashion, into a long and vigorous passage on the ..."

5. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1907)
"Cup by John gangland, of Newcastle.— 9938 (Hull). — Unmarked silver is usually regarded with suspicion by collectors, and it is difficult to sell, ..."

6. Gang Suppression & Intervention: An Assessment by Irving A. Spergel (1993)
"More than 60 years ago, Thrasher wrote that "gangland" occupies the ... gangland is a phenomenon of human ecology" (Thrasher 1936 [also 1929 edition], pp. ..."

7. Trends, Risk, & Interventions in Lethal Violence: Proceedings of the Third edited by Carolyn Block (1995)
"Sibling offenses: Almost all homicides (aside from gangland hits or contract murders) correspond to a sibling offense -- similar incidents in which a fatal ..."

8. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"gangland AND COWER '35 once more joined. A notice of the Rule of Reason leads or falls, after the mediaeval fashion, into a long and vigorous passage on the ..."

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