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Definition of Tammany Hall noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Tammany Hall

NAmE//ˌtæməni ˈhɔl//
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a dishonest political organization that had a lot of influence in New York City in the 19th and early 20th centuries (sometimes used to refer to any dishonest political organization) She turned the club's financial committee into Tammany Hall.
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