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The ClueCoppola subject (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer MAFIA is uncommon, appearing about once every 500 puzzles.
The fellas in "GoodFellas"
Group of gangs
"The Sopranos" subject
Any dominating group
Group that offers "protection"
Island in the Indian Ocean
Sicilian secret society
"Valachi Papers" subject
DefinitionMAFIA as a noun:
1. (Mafia, Maffia, Cosa Nostra) = a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
2. (Mafia, Maffia, Sicilian Mafia) = a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
3. (mafia, maffia) = any tightly knit group of trusted associates