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Definition of Clan

Clan

  1. A tribe or collection of families, united under a chieftain, regarded as having the same common ancestor, and bearing the same surname; as, the clan of Macdonald.
  2. A clique; a sect, society, or body of persons; esp., a body of persons united by some common interest or pursuit; -- sometimes used contemptuously.
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Clan Translations

clan in Afrikaans is kliek
clan in Dutch is stam, volksstam, geslacht
clan in French is tribu, clan
clan in German is Sippe
clan in Italian is parentado
clan in Latin is gens
clan in Spanish is clan
clan in Swedish is stam, klan
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