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Clan

Pronunciation: klăn
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.
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.
Noun1.clan - group of people related by blood or marriage
animal kingdom, ashram, band, blood, body, bracket, branch, brand, breed, brood, brotherhood, bunch, cabal, cadre, camarilla, camp, cast, caste, category, cell, character, charmed circle, circle, class, clique, closed circle, colony, color, commonwealth, commune, community, coterie, crew, crowd, deme, denomination, description, designation, division, dynasty, economic class, elite, elite group, endogamous group, estate, extended family, faction, feather, folk, form, fraternity, gang, genre, gens, genus, grade, grain, group, grouping, head, heading, house, ilk, ingroup, inner circle, junta, junto, kidney, kin, kind, kindred, kinship group, label, level, line, lineage, lot, make, manner, mark, matriclan, mob, moiety, mold, nation, nature, nuclear family, number, order, outfit, party, patriclan, people, persuasion, phratria, phratry, phyle, phylum, pigeonhole, plant kingdom, position, predicament, race, rank, rating, ring, rubric, section, sept, set, settlement, shape, sly, social class, society, sort, species, stamp, station, status, stem, stirps, stock, strain, stratum, stripe, style, subcaste, subdivision, subgroup, suborder, the like of, the likes of, title, totem, tribe, type, variety, we-group
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Clamor
Clamorer
clamoring
Clamorous
clamorously
clamour
clamouring
clamourous
Clamp
clamp down
Clamp nails
clampdown
Clamper
clams
clamshell
clamydospore
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clan member
Clan-na-Gael
Clancular
Clancularly
Clandestine
clandestine operation
Clandestinity
Clang
clanger
clanging
Clangor
clangoring
Clangorous
clangour
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