from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The leader of a cartel or gang that illegally traffics in drugs.
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- n. Alternative spelling of druglord.
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- n. a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
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In particular, his appetite had been whetted by stories about the drug lord Jimmy Chagra, aka “Dope Man,” who showed up in Vegas ready to gamble his dirty millions.