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English definition of “clan”


noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /klæn/
a group of families , especially in Scotland , who originally came from the same family and have the same name Family 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
(Definition of clan noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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