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Black Hand Syllabification: Black Hand

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Definition of Black Hand in English:


1A secret criminal and terrorist society in New York during the early 20th century.
1.1A secret criminal society similar to Black Hand.
Example sentences
  • Others involved include a wealthy young lady who falls in love with Chi-chiang, the man who loves her and a band of "Black Hand" killers.
  • He later founded an undercover terrorist group called Union or Death, known as the Black Hand, which was involved in the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in 1914 that sparked off the First World War.
  • This case has paved the way for what is surely to be the Black Hand's new headquarters Down Under subsidised by the Australian taxpayer!

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