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Definition of Kkk

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radical white-supremacist organization in the United States
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kkk
n : a secret society of white southerners to resist black emancipation [syn: ku klux klan, klan, kkk]



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Noun
1. 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
(synonym) Ku Klux Klan, Klan
(hypernym) secret society
(member-meronym) klavern
(classification) South
Kkk Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan", is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism aimed at groups or individuals whom they opposed. All three movements have called for the "purification" of American society, and all are considered right wing extremist organizations.

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