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The generals loathed their clan or regional rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She went from wife to clan chief. The Sun (2015)Feast on a banquet fit for a clan chief on the last night. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The dispute almost triggered a clash between rival mafia clans, it is alleged. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He survived and went on to appoint a streamlined cabinet, culling the jobs that let certain clan leaders keep a hand in the till. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Any advice the son gets from his father needs to be understood in light of the father's desire to remain chief of the clan. Christianity Today (2000)What I learned about them was that they live in tight social groups called clans and ferociously protect territory. The Sun (2011)Darling is a decent, loyal man - he deserved better from his clan chief. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That funny name means'mixed clans of different origins '. The Sun (2014)
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British English: clan NOUN
A clan is a group which consists of families that are related to each other.
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