Entry from US English dictionary
1.1A secret criminal society similar to Black Hand.
- 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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Syllabification: Black Hand
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