Sicilian Mafia

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Related to Sicilian Mafia: Cosa Nostra, Al Capone, yakuza
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Noun1.Sicilian Mafia - a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
gangdom, gangland, organized crime - underworld organizations
mafioso - a member of the Sicilian Mafia
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Talking to media after appearance in accountability court, Nawaz Sharif said that the PM is not a thief, dacoit, smuggler, Sicilian mafia and Godfather, he is the one being chosen by the general masses.
Maryam criticised the judiciary for calling Nawaz Sharif a 'thief' and comparing the leader and his party with criminal syndicates like Sicilian Mafia.
justice khosa said the reference to the Sicilian Mafia was made because of open threats given by PML-N leader Nihal Hashmi in a speech to the judges.
Nowhere in the judgement have we mentioned The Godfather,' he said while adding that the reference to the Sicilian Mafia was made because of Nihal Hashmi's open threats to the judiciary.
a JIT that will review those who slammed Sharif with titles like godfather, Sicilian Mafia, and thief,' she said.
Sometimes they call him Godfather or Sicilian mafia, thief, dacoit; what is this?
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Ms Marriyum Aurangzeb said calling a prime minister who was elected by millions of people as God Father and Sicilian Mafia to an elected government was also an insult to them.
The Sicilian Mafia boss Salvatore 'Toto' Riina died after battling cancer Friday in the prisoners' wing of a hospital in Parma in northern Italy.
She adopted an aggressive posture towards the judiciary and said: "The decision against Nawaz Sharif was announced the day the judges showed their bias by declaring him the Sicilian mafia and Godfather.
Unlike the structure of Sicilian mafia, which puts family at the heart, the Camorra has a horizontal and federal structure with numerous clans that control set areas.
He had uncovered a scam whereby the Sicilian mafia were skimming PS400 million a year from the grazing rights.
A convicted mobster whose father was the bloodiest of all Sicilian mafia bosses has sparked outrage in Italy by giving an interview to RAI state television in which he described his childhood as "nice" and refused to denounce the mob.