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1(with masculine article in the singular) hampa femeninobefore noun gangland boss — capo del hampa masculino
- gangland murder — asesinato del mundo del hampa
- Crime is falling, gangland criminals are on the back foot and more Gardai are on the beat than ever before.
- There have been two gangland killings in Cork in the past seven years.
- The gangland boss suffered a heart attack in Broadmoor at the age of 61 and died in Wexham Park Hospital a couple of days later.
- What's more, Leo's gangland boss has his own plans for his top employee.
- The problem in 2003 wasn't the general level of crime but the ongoing gangland murders.
- He is still waiting to release the Irish gangland movie Gangs of New York.
- Two weeks after the minister had spun out hope for a new thrust against gangland bloodshed, the killings only steadily increased.
- He had no criminal convictions or known gangland connections.
- Of an estimated 17 gangland killings this past year, five were in Limerick.
- The murder comes after a lull in the number of gangland shootings and killings in the past few months.
- Eleven people have already been questioned and released without charge in connection with this gangland murder.
- If not, it will only be a matter of time before there are gangland killings on our doorstep.
- In Melbourne there have been twenty four gangland killings, the last half-dozen amid the general public.
- The murders of police officers and Serbian gangland criminals share similar characteristics.
- The criminal cases connected to Victoria's gangland murders have never been short of drama.
- They have been provided with the type of new identities and false life histories normally reserved for spies and gangland informers.
- According to its annual report, achievements by the NCS included an increase in the number of alleged gangland bosses arrested.
- Missing from his home for four days, he was the 17th victim of gangland crime this year.
- It was June 1995 and the first of 10 gangland killings in as many months.
- The swoop on gangland counterfeiters followed a pre-Euro 2004 intelligence operation.
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