Clan – meaning of the word and examples

A group of families, especially in Scotland, who originally came from the same family and have the same name. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A large family, or group of people who share the same interest. (Cambridge Dictionary)

clan is a group which consists of families that are related to each other. (Collins Dictionary)

You can refer to a group of people with the same interests as a clan. (Collins Dictionary)

A Celtic group especially in the Scottish Highlands comprising a number of households whose heads claim descent from a common ancestor. (Merriam – Webster)

A group of people tracing descent from a common ancestor: Family. (Merriam – Webster)

A close-knit group of interrelated families, especially in the Scottish Highlands. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A large family. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Difference Between Clan and Tribe.

Scot Clans.


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