Definitions for ku klux klan
Ku Klux Klan, Klan, KKK(noun)
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(ProperNoun)
A secret society that uses terrorism to promote white supremacy. It primarily operated in the southern United States of America during the mid-1900s.
Origin: Probably based on κύκλος and clan.
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