Tammany Hall


Tammany Hall
Synonyms and related words:
American Party, Anti-Monopoly Party, Bull Moose Party, Communist Party, Conservative Party, Constitutional Union Party, Democratic Party, Democratic-Republican Party, Farmer-Labor Party, Federalist Party, Free Soil Party, Greenback Party, Know-Nothing Party, Labour Party, Liberal Party, Liberal Republican Party, Liberty Party, Machtpolitik, National Republican Party, Populist Party, Progressive Party, Prohibition Party, Realpolitik, Republican Party, Socialist Labor Party, Socialist Party, Socialist Workers Party, Tory Party, Whig Party, bossism, camp, career politics, city hall, confrontation politics, consensus politics, economics in action, empirical politics, faction, kid-glove politics, machine, machine politics, major party, minor party, multiple party system, one-party system, opposition party, partisan politics, partisanism, party, party in power, peanut politics, petty politics, political machine, political party, politics, polity, pork-barrel politics, power politics, practical politics, pressure-group politics, reform politics, silk-stocking politics, splinter party, third party, two-party system, ward politics|

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tammany Hall — in der West 14th Street, New York City Tammany Hall war eine politische Organisation in New York, die 1786 als Tammany Society gegründet wurde. Sie war die Organisation der Demokratischen Partei in New York City und kontrollierte über Jahrzehnte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tammany Hall — est le nom d’une organisation associée au parti démocrate, qui a joué un rôle majeur à New York entre 1790 et les années 1960. La Tammany Society, qui prit le nom de Tammany Hall du fait du bâtiment qui lui servait de siège, aidait les immigrants …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tammany Hall — This article is about the political organization. For the band, see Tammany Hall NYC. William M. Tweed, known as Boss Tweed, ran an efficient and corrupt political machine based on patronage and graft. Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tammany Hall — Con la denominación de Tammany Hall se conoce a la maquinaria política (del inglés political machine ) del Partido Demócrata de los Estados Unidos, que jugó un importante papel en el control de la política de la ciudad de New York, y en la ayuda… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tammany Hall — 1. a Democratic political organization in New York City, founded in 1789 as a fraternal benevolent society (Tammany Society) and associated esp. in the late 1800s and early 1900s with corruption and abuse of power. 2. the building in which the… …   Universalium

  • Tammany Hall — Comité ejecutivo del Partido Demócrata en la ciudad de Nueva York. El grupo se organizó en 1789, en oposición a los aristócratas que dirigían al Partido Federalista;. La sociedad de Tammany se constituyó en 1805 como organismo de beneficencia; su …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tammany Hall — Tam′ma•ny Hall′ [[t]ˈtæm ə ni[/t]] n. gov a Democratic political organization in New York City, founded in 1789 as a fraternal society(Tam′many Soci ety)and associated with corruption and abuse of power. Also called Tam′ma•ny • Etymology: after… …   From formal English to slang

  • Tammany Hall — noun a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800 s and early 1900 s) seeking political control by corruption and bossism • Syn: ↑Tammany Society, ↑Tammany • Hypernyms: ↑organization, ↑organisation • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tammany-Hall — /ˌtæməni ˈhɔl/ (say .tamuhnee hawl) adjective employing methods of exerting political influence which are unscrupulous or corrupt. {from the name of a fraternal benevolent society (Tammany Society), a political organisation in New York, founded… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tammany Hall —  Fraternal society of the Democratic Party in New York …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors