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1. clan

noun. ['ˈklæn'] group of people related by blood or marriage.

Synonyms

  • folks
  • social group
  • mishpachah
  • mishpocha
  • clansman
  • family unit
  • kindred
  • relation
  • tribe
  • kin
  • totem
  • relative
  • kinship group
  • Tribes of Israel
  • family
  • clanswoman
  • family tree
  • Twelve Tribes of Israel
  • genealogy
  • clan member
  • tribesman

Antonyms

  • nonmember
  • child
  • parent
  • dissimilar

Etymology

  • clann (Scottish Gaelic)
  • cland (Old Irish (to 900))

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Rhymes with Clan

  • kazakhstan
  • harmattan
  • deguzman
  • catamaran
  • vantran
  • soloman
  • san-fran
  • quillman
  • minivan
  • intertan
  • gloriane
  • bourquin
  • wenfan
  • spokane
  • roxanne
  • overran
  • mcshan
  • mcmann
  • mcmahon
  • mcfann
  • maryanne
  • maryann
  • marianne
  • mactan
  • macmahon
  • lucianne
  • liliane
  • kellyanne
  • jourdan
  • harpin

How do you pronounce clan?

Pronounce clan as klæn.

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UK - How to pronounce clan in British English

Sentences with clan


1. Noun, singular or mass
The tree of life stitch is one of the original sweater stitches and stands for clan unity.

Quotes about clan


1. When I sit here and see that the eight brothers from the neighborhood that I grew up with still have success, it had to be magical. I doubt if you get another 'Wu-Tang Clan.' That might be harder than getting the new 'Jackson Five.' Certain groups you only get one time, and we just happened to be that group.
- Raekwon

2. The success of the Rat Pack or the Clan was due to the camaraderie, the three guys who work together and kid each other and love each other.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

3. If I ever form a clan, we'll be the anti-cheerleaders and walk under the bleacher forming mild acts of mayhem.
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

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