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A local organizational unit of the Ku Klux Klan.
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(Sociology) (in the US)a local Ku Klux Klan group
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1. a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan.
2. a meeting place of the Ku Klux Klan.
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|Noun||1.||klavern - a local unit of the Ku Klux Klan|
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
KKK, Klan, Ku Klux 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
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