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noun [countable]     clan pronunciation in American English
/klæn/
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singularclan
pluralclans
  1. 1
    a large group of families that are related to each other, especially in Scotland

    the Stewart clan

    1. a.
      informal a big family

      the Kennedy clan

  2. 2
    informal a group of people who share an interest or goal
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