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Hof·fa

 (hŏf′ə), James Riddle Known as "Jimmy." 1913-1975?
American labor leader who became president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (1957) and attempted to organize all transportation workers into one union. Hoffa was jailed for jury tampering and fraud (1967-1971) and was later abducted and presumably murdered (1975).
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Noun1.Hoffa - United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)
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