What does the word cartel mean?

Usage examples for cartel

  1. These syndicates correspond with the familiar German Cartel, which did so much to plant German products wherever the sun shone. – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  2. We well understood that the cartel was suspended, because the South refused to exchange the negroes taken in arms, but proposed to return such soldiers to servitude, and we believed that as they were taken while bearing arms in defence of the government, that government was in duty bound to protect them in their rights and it was our duty as good soldiers to suffer and even die, if need be, in prison or in field, to maintain the dignity of the nation. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  3. He plays the violin- this M. Cartel? – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston