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Noun: Klan  klan
  1. A secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people
    - Ku Klux Klan, KKK

Sounds like: clan

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, secret society, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Klan, Côte d'Ivoire