Definition of Clan. Meaning of Clan. Synonyms of Clan

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Definition of Clan

Clan
Clan Clan, n. [Gael. clann offspring, descendants; akin to Ir. clann, cland, offspring, tribe, family; perh. from L. plania scion, slip, cutting. Cf. Plant, n.] 1. A tribe or collection of families, united under a chieftain, regarded as having the same common ancestor, and bearing the same surname; as, the clan of Macdonald. ``I have marshaled my clan.' --Campbell. 2. A clique; a sect, society, or body of persons; esp., a body of persons united by some common interest or pursuit; -- sometimes used contemptuously. Partidge and the rest of his clan may hoot me. --Smolett. The whole clan of the enlightened among us. --Burke.

Meaning of Clan from wikipedia

- A clan is a group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent. Even if lineage details are unknown, clan members may be organized around...
- A Scottish clan (from Gaelic clann, literally 'children', more broadly 'kindred') is a kinship group among the Scottish people. Clans give a sense of shared...
- Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group formed in Staten Island, New York City in 1992. Its original members include RZA, GZA, Ol' Dirty ****, Method...
- FaZe Clan (formerly FaZe Sniping) is a professional esports and entertainment organization headquartered in Los Angeles, United States. Founded on May...
- Clan Donnachaidh (Scottish Gaelic: Clann Donnchaidh [ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ ˈt̪ɔn̪ˠɔxɪ]), also known as Clan Robertson, is a Scottish clan. There are two main theories...
- The Clan Malcolm, also known as the Clan MacCallum, is a Highland Scottish clan. The Clan MacCallum may have originally been a separate clan until the...
- Clan Gregor or Clan MacGregor [ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ ˈɣɾʲikɪɾʲ]) is a Highland Scottish clan that claims an origin in the early 800s. The clan's most famous member...
- Clan Stewart (Gaelic: Stiùbhart) is a Scottish clan. The clan is recognised by Court of the Lord Lyon; however, it does not have a Clan Chief recognised...
- This is a list of ****anese clans. The old clans (Gōzoku) mentioned in the Nihon Shoki and Kojiki lost their political power before the Heian Period, during...
- The Toyotomi clan (****anese: shinjitai: 豊臣氏 / kyujitai: 豐臣氏, Hepburn: Toyotomi-shi) was a ****anese clan that ruled over ****anese before the Edo period...
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