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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A secret society in Naples notorious for violence and blackmail.

Usage examples (29)
  • Yes, insisted the "bravo," it was all made up, a "camorra" -- not a word of truth in it, and he had invented the whole thing in order to get a vacation from State prison...
  • "camorra" for many years, and he hated all blackmailers with a just and deadly hatred.
  • In recent years, 70 of the 92 communes in the area have had their governments dissolved because of camorra involvement.
  • Lucretia was dressed in a loose-sleeved camorra of black velvet with a narrow gold border, and a cape of gold brocade trimmed with ermine. for more
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