Definition of Black Hand in English:

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Black Hand

Entry from US English dictionary


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
  • By this point, standing up and saying ‘no’ to the Black Hand was a dangerous act.
  • Though formally established only in 1911-the Black Hand cast its shadow long before.
  • As an organization, the Black Hand had aspirations to rearrange the whole Balkan peninsula.

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