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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clan /ˈklæn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clan 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.”
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : group of people related by blood or marriage [syn: kin, kin
          group, kinship group, kindred, tribe]