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Definition of Ku Klux Klan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Ku Klux Klan

NAmE//ˌku klʌks ˈklæn//
[singular] (abbreviation KKK)
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a secret organization of white men in the southern states who use violence to oppose social change and equal rights for black people
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