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English definition of “the Ku Klux Klan”

the Ku Klux Klan

noun [S, + sing/pl verb]     /ˌkuː.klʌksˈklæn/ (abbreviation the KKK)
a secret US organization of white Protestant Americans , especially in the south of the country , who oppose people of other races or religions Named organizations and societies and their members
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