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The Ku Klux Klan.
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Klan short for Ku Klux Klan
2. (Historical Terms) the Klan short for Ku Klux Klan
2. a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.
Klans•man (ˈklænz mən) , n., pl. -men.
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|Noun||1.||Klan - 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|
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
klavern - a local unit of the Ku Klux Klan
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
grand dragon - a high ranking person in the Ku Klux Klan