- A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
- a group of people all descended from a common ancestor
- An association of friends, relatives etc
Etymology: From , from Scottish (Gael.) clann (progeny).
- Dutch: clan, stam
- German: Clan , Sippe
- Italian: clan
- Italian, clan
- Spanish: clan
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