Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Held tightly together, as by social or cultural ties.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective bound together by intimate ties, social, personal, cultural or political; ; a close-knit family.

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  • adjective of a group Closely linked or connected, as by a common identity, culture, or bond.

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  • adjective held together as by social or cultural ties

Etymologies

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From close + knit.

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