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Omerta appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun omerta

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noun - plural: omertas

  1. a code of silence practiced by the Mafia; a refusal to give evidence to the police about criminal activities


Omerta were an indie rock band from Manchester, England.


  1. "Omerta" a.k.a. "Omertà" is the debut full length album by American heavy metal band Adrenaline Mob. The album was released on March 13, 2012 in North America by Elm City Music, and on March 19 in Europe through Century Media Records. Omertà was produced by Adrenaline Mob and mixed by Jay Ruston.
  2. "Omerta" a.k.a. "Omertá" is a musical album of The Belles.
    • released on (12 years ago)


"Omerta" a.k.a. "Omertà" is a novel by Mario Puzo, published posthumously in 2000. It was first published by Ballantine Books. Omertà follows the story of Don Aprile's adopted "nephew" Astorre Viola. This is the final book in Puzo's mafia trilogy. The first two were The Godfather and The Last Don.

  • also known as "Omerta", "Omerta: A Novel"
  • genres: Crime Fiction, Thriller
  • released in (15 years ago)


Omerta is a browser-based text MMORPG that launched in 2003. In this game the player is a gangster in the 1930s. Omerta players rank up by stealing cars, committing crimes, breaking people out of prison and dealing alcohol and narcotics.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Omerta

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Google previewThe Secrets of the FBI (2011)

by Ronald Kessler

Omerta is the code of silence a “made man” lives by. Punishment for violation of omerta is death. “We get in this organization, and the only way we're going to get out is dead, no matter what," DiGiacomo said on the FBI tape. “It's no hope, no ...

Google previewSicily, the new winter resort (1908)

an encyclopaedia of Sicily by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen

The omerta is a special feeling which consists in rendering oneself independent of social laws...

Google previewFaux Pas (2009)

A No-nonsense Guide to Words and Phrases by Philip Gooden

Pretentiousness Index J Omerta is a specialist term, indeed a criminal one. It's quite often used to describe a no-talking policy on the part of those engaged in some activity which they want to keep confidential, and fits well into the ...

Google previewHey Rube (2011)

Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward S by Hunter S. Thompson

Omerta is the code of the South, especially ...

Google previewCrimes of the FBI-Doj, and the Mafia (2008)

by Rodney Stich

The rule of silence, where the activities of the organization must re- main secret, is called omerta. Some of the Mafia groups had been combined into what was called The Commission, and consisted of the five New York Mafia bosses, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence (2004)

Frequent, Commonplace, Unexpected by Margaret DiCanio

Second-and third-generation American Mafia family members facing long prison sentences have proven more willing than earlier generations to break the traditional omerta (code of silence). From 1982 to 1992, 16 “made” (sworn in during a ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

Members practise omerta, or a code of silence, which is a dialect form of umita ' humility'. Within the group the adviser to the leader, who resolves internal disputes, is known as the consigliere, literally 'member of a council'. Presumably it is only ...

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Scrabble value of O1M3E1R1T1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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