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Klan

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noun
  1. Ku Klux Klan.
  2. a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Related formsKlan·ism, noun
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Klan

noun
  1. the Klan short for Ku Klux Klan
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Derived FormsKlanism, noun
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Klan

n.

1867, short for ku klux klan.

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