noun see Tammany

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  • tammanyism — tam·ma·ny·ism …   English syllables

  • tammanyism — nēˌizəm, niˌiz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Tammany Hall + English ism : the political principles or practices attributed to or associated with Tammany Hall * * * Tammˈanyism noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tammany — Tammanyism, n. Tammanyite, n. /tam euh nee/, adj. 1. pertaining to, involving, or characteristic of the membership or methods of Tammany Hall. n. 2. See Tammany Hall. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tammany — adjective Etymology: Tammany Hall, headquarters of the Tammany Society, political organization in New York City Date: 1872 of, relating to, or constituting a group or organization exercising or seeking municipal political control by methods often …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Tammany — n. (also Tammany Hall) US 1 a corrupt political organization or group. 2 corrupt political activities. Derivatives: Tammanyism n. Etymology: orig. the name of a benevolent society in New York with headquarters at Tammany Hall, which later became… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tammanyite — ˌīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Tammany Hall + English ite : an adherent of Tammany Hall or of Tammanyism * * * Tammˈanyite noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tammanyize — ˌīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Tammany Hall + ize : to bring under Tammany rule or the domination of Tammanyism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tam|ma|ny|ite — «TAM uh nee yt», noun. an adherent of Tammany; follower of Tammanyism …   Useful english dictionary

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