• noun: a large group of people who are related
  • noun: a Celtic group especially in the Scottish Highlands comprising a number of households whose heads claim descent from a common ancestor
  • synonyms: clique


  • the country club 'clan' [=people who are members of country clubs]

  • The whole 'clan' gets together for the holidays.

  • The tribe is divided into 'clans'.

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Movie quotes

  • (..) What? Like, wolves? Like, real wolves? So what's the story about the Cullens? Well, they're supposedly descended from this, like, enemy clan. My great grandfather, the chief, found them hunting on our land. But they claimed to be something different, If they promised to stay off Quileute lands, (..)
    2008 Twilight
  • (..) any selfish demands they make. They demand ridiculous things. Shut up... Do you know what would happen if they heard you? What's gonna happen? Did you hear about the Tanaka clan? You're gonna get your head chopped off. No, I don't want that. Yes, it's me. And if you give us a contact number, (..)
    2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • (..) From the Many Mothers! My initiate mother was Katie Concannon! I am the daughter of Mary Jo Bassa. My clan was Swaddle Dog! It's me. There's something in the eyes. Perhaps she is Jo Bassa's child. This is our Furiosa. How long has it been? (..)
    2015 Mad Max: Fury Road