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Definition of clan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    clan

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    NAmE//klæn//
     
     
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  1. 1a group of families who are related to each other, especially in Scotland the Macleod clan clan warfare
  2. 2(informal) (sometimes humorous) a very large family, or a group of people who are connected because of a particular thing one of a growing clan of stars who have left Hollywood
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: clan