Clan – A close-knit group of interrelated families
To remember the definition of the word clan, use the following mnemonic:
The clams (clan) were all related.
Examples of clan in a sentence
The whole clan will be here over the holidays.
Holding the most important position within the clan, the chief is in charge or all the tribal decisions.
Each clan had their own language and customs that were different than some of the surrounding aboriginal groups.