Definition of Klan in English:


Pronunciation /klan/ /klæn/


  • The Ku Klux Klan or a large organization within it.

    • ‘The fitting irony is that he is condemned by the Klan, the very organization whose principles he advocates.’
    • ‘Many head officials of the Klan now hold political offices and have other important roles in the government.’
    • ‘In arguing for anonymity, the Klan cited several Supreme Court precedents.’
    • ‘He says he viewed the Klan as a useful platform from which to launch his political career.’
    • ‘The practice dates back to Medieval Europe, an era the Klan idealizes as morally pure and racially homogenous.’



/klan/ /klæn/