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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The Ku Klux Klan.

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  • proper n. Ku Klux Klan

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  • n. 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

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Shortened form of Ku Klux Klan (Wiktionary)

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