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Tammany US English

A powerful organization within the Democratic Party that was widely associated with corruption. Founded as a fraternal and benevolent society in 1789, it came to dominate political life in New York City in the 19th and early 20th centuries, before being reduced in power by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the early 1930s

Tammany New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

US organization within the Democratic Party

a Tammany in Tammany US English

A corrupt political organization or group

Tammany Hall in Tammany US English

A powerful organization within the Democratic Party that was widely associated with corruption. Founded as a fraternal and benevolent society in 1789, it came to dominate political life in New York City in the 19th and early 20th centuries, before being reduced in power by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the early 1930s