borgata

Main Entry:  borgata1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an organized branch of the Mafia; a Mafia family
Example:  They were almost taken out by a rival borgata.
Etymology:  Italian 'village'
Usage:  pl. borgatas, borgate
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Main Entry:  borgata2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in Italy, a slum or poor district; also called brugad
Example:  Look at the dreary buildings of the borgata.
Etymology:  Italian 'village'
Usage:  pl. borgatas, borgate
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