Definition of gangland in English:

gangland

Syllabification: gang·land
Pronunciation: /ˈgaNGˌland
 
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noun

  • The world of criminal gangs: [as modifier]: he was the victim of a gangland killing
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    • Crime is falling, gangland criminals are on the back foot and more Gardai are on the beat than ever before.
    • He had no criminal convictions or known gangland connections.
    • The murders of police officers and Serbian gangland criminals share similar characteristics.

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