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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Capone, Alphonse Known as "Al.” Also called "Scarface.” 1899-1947. Italian-born American gangster who ruthlessly ruled the Chicago underworld and was imprisoned (1931-1939) for tax evasion.

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  • n. United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)


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