AskDefine | Define Klan

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Klan n : a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people [syn: Ku Klux Klan, KKK]

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  1. Alternative spelling of Clan

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KLAN or Klan may be:
Klan in Polish: Klan
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