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English definition of “clan”

clan

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /klæn/ us  
a group of families, especially in Scotland, who originally came from the same family and have the same nameFamily relations in general informal a large family, or a group of people who share the same interest: Is/Are the whole clan coming to visit you for Christmas?Family relations in general
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