Tammany Hall: Meaning and Definition of

Tam'many Hall'

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  1. a Democratic political organization in New York City, founded in 1789 as a fraternal benevolent societyand associated esp. in the late 1800s and early 1900s with corruption and abuse of power.
  2. the building in which the Tammany organization had its headquarters.
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