Definition of Cosa Nostra in English:

Cosa Nostra

proper noun

  • A US criminal organization resembling and related to the Mafia.

Pronunciation

Cosa Nostra

/ˌkōsə ˈnōstrə/ /ˌkoʊsə ˈnoʊstrə/ /ˌkōzə ˈnōstrə/ /ˌkoʊzə ˈnoʊstrə/

Origin

Italian, literally ‘our affair’.