Meaning of CLAN in English

CLAN

n. 1 tribe, family, dynasty, line, house There had been a feud of long standing between the two clans, which culminated in the massacre of Glencoe 2 fraternity, brotherhood, party, set, clique, coterie, circle, crowd, group, fellowship, society, faction, family, tribe; band, ring, gang He regards social scientists as a clan quite separate from other scientists

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.