Meaning of CLAN in English
noun a clique; a sect, society, or body of persons; ·esp., a body of persons united by some common interest or pursuit;
sometimes used contemptuously.
2. clan ·noun a tribe or collection of families, united under a chieftain, regarded as having the same common ancestor, and bearing the same surname; as, the clan of macdonald.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012