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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Camorra  \Ca*mor"ra\,  n.  [It.] 
  A  secret  organization  formed  at  Naples,  Italy,  early  in  the 
  19th  century,  and  used  partly  for  political  ends  and  partly 
  for  practicing  extortion,  violence,  etc  --  {Ca*mor"rist},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Camorra 
  n  :  a  secret  society  in  Naples  notorious  for  violence  and 
  blackmail  [syn:  {Camorra}] 




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