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  1. The Bloods are a primarily, though not exclusively, African American street gang founded in Los Angeles, California. The gang is widely known for its rivalry with the Crips. They are identified by the red color worn by their members and by particular gang symbols, including distinctive hand signs.
  2. Bloods a.k.a. The Sydney Swans is an Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League. The club has been based in Sydney, New South Wales since the South Melbourne Football Club was relocated to Sydney in 1982. Sydney was the first club in the competition to be based outside Victoria. The Swans play most home games at the Sydney Cricket Ground, while local derbies and larger games against teams such as Collingwood are played at ANZ Stadium.

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Google previewJuvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and Law (2017)

by Larry J. Siegel, Brandon C. Welsh

Bloods is an association of structured and unstructured gangs that have adopted a single-gang culture. The original Bloods were formed in the early 1970s to provide protection from the Crips street gang in Los Angeles. Large, national- level ...

Google previewAmerican Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia (2009)

An Encyclopedia by Nate Hendley

The Bloods were formed from the merger of various Los Angeles street gangs such as the L.A. Brims, Denver Lanes, the Inglewood Family, the Swans, and the Pueblo Bishops, who opposed the rise of the Crips megagang in the 1970s.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime (2003)

by Eric W. Hickey

— Monica Mvers See also ARYAN BROTHERHOOD; BLOODS; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence (2004)

Frequent, Commonplace, Unexpected by Margaret DiCanio

Bloods and the Crips into ghetto-based, increasingly violent, largescale drug- trafficking organizations that stretch limited local law enforcement resources to the breaking point. Although most gang activity tends to be home-based, in 1987 Los ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Society (2005)

by Gerald D. Jaynes

The Bloods and Crips, notorious rival street gangs that arose in Los Angeles beginning in 1969, followed this pattern of loose affiliation. Individual gangs chose to ally themselves with one of the two groups, but a central organization as such ...

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I surge the blood the bloods then submit
To conquest is the dedication I admit. (Naveed Akram)
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Scrabble value of B3L1O1O1D2S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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