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

  • abbreviation Ku Klux Klan

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  • initialism Initialism of Ku Klux Klan.

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  • 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


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