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Definition of the noun omerta

What does omerta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: omertas

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

Films

  1. "Omerta" is a 2012 crime, drama and thriller film written and directed by Luc Dionne.
  2. Omerta: Omertà or Omertà, The Code of Silence is a Quebec television series of 11 forty-five minute episodes, created by Luc Dionne and aired from January to April 1996 on Radio-Canada. In France, the series aired on France 3 in 1998.
    • also known as Omertà, la loi du silence
    • begun in and completed in (16 years ago)
    • 38 episodes of 45 minutes each, in 3 seasons
    • country: Canada
    • created by Luc Dionne
    • regular cast: Xavier Dolan
    • genre: Drama

Writings

"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"
  • language: English Language
  • genres: Crime Fiction, Thriller
  • released in (15 years ago)

Music

  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.
  3. "Omerta" a.k.a. "Omertá" is a musical album of Pascal Gaigne.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  4. "Omerta" is a musical album of The Latin Kings.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  5. "Omerta" is a musical album of Royal Crescent Mob.
    • released in (28 years ago)
  6. "Omerta" a.k.a. "Omertà" is a musical EP of David Capella.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  7. "Omerta" is a musical album of Chomalets.

Group

Omerta were an indie rock band from Manchester, England.

Miscellanea

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 encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Omerta

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Google previewOrganized Crime in Our Times (2014)

by Jay S. Albanese

Omerta is the code of silence, said to exist in Mafia culture, where speaking to others outside the group about Mafia operations is a violation punishable by death. Over the last 25 years, however, a series of Mafia members have testified ...

Google previewThe Octopus (2012)

The Rise and Rise of the Sicilian Mafia by Joe Pieri

Omerta is a code that demands complete silence under interrogation. Crime is not reported to the authorities, not even by the victims. When officials try to gather evidence in what they perceive to be a crime, all concerned disclaim any ...

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 previewWorld's Greatest True Crime (2004)

by Colin Wilson

Omerta is a complex notion. At one level it simply means "manliness", but at another it is to do with silence and self- restraint. When the police would come ...

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 previewOrganized Crime (2014)

From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime by Jay S. Albanese

Omerta is the code of silence, said to exist in Mafia culture, where speaking to others outside the group about Mafia operations is a violation punishable by death. Over the past 30 years, however, a series of Mafia members have testified ...

Google previewLet's Get Free (2013)

A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice by Paul Butler

Omerta is an honor code; to betray it by becoming a “rat” or “stool pigeon” is ...

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 previewCrime Types and Criminals (2009)

by Frank E. Hagan

Omerta is a Cosa Nostra code of intense loyalty, honor, secrecy, obedience, and “manly” silence—a code that renders loyalty to the organization above loyalty to country, God, or family and whose violation means death. Secrecy, discipline ...

Google previewIntroduction to Criminology (2007)

Theories, Methods, and Criminal Behavior by Frank E. Hagan

Omerta is a Cosa Nostra code of intense loyalty, honor, secrecy, obedience, and “manly” silence—a code that renders loyalty to the organization above loyalty to country, God, or family and whose violation means death. Secrecy, discipline ...

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 ...

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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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