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Yardie

(ˈjɑːdɪ)
n
(Law) a member of a Black criminal syndicate originally based in Jamaica
[C20: from Jamaican dialect yard home or (by expatriate Jamaicans) Jamaica]
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Noun1.yardie - member of an international gang of Jamaican criminals who sell drugs and violence; "A much publicized raid on a yardie stronghold had first been simulated at Riot City"
gangster, mobster - a criminal who is a member of gang
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Yardie

[ˈjɑːdɪ] N (Brit) → Yardy m (miembro de una organización criminal de Jamaica)
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