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What does LCN stand for?

LCN stands for La Cosa Nostra

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30 Carlisle The Gambino family is one of the Five Families who dominate organised crime activities in New York City within the nationwide mafia or La Cosa Nostra.
From brief biographies of prominent black gangsters, to their connections to La Cosa Nostra and its assimilation of the numbers racket, to the fascinating (and disturbing) tale of how gangs carried out their business while behind bars, Black Gangsters of Chicago is a thorough exploration of an oft-overlooked aspect of the seedier side of Chicago's past.
Directed by John Gotti to "make sure that only one of you comes out of the operating room breathing" on one hand, yet threatened with ruin by mayor Giuliani on the other, he had to make the choice of a lifetime between loyalty to La Cosa Nostra and adherence to the Hippocratic Oath.
Frank Keating's resignation from the Catholic bishops' National Review Board underscores the problem of secrecy in the church hierarchy, which he compared to La Cosa Nostra, whose capos are sworn to silence.