The definition of Ku Klux Klan is a secret society in the southern U.S. that focuses on white supremacy and terrorizes other groups.(noun)
An example of the Ku Klux Klan is a group of men who are anti-black, anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic.
See Ku Klux Klan in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ku Klux + klan, arbitrary sp. for clan
See Ku Klux Klan in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun Abbr. KKK
Origin: Perhaps alteration of Greek kuklos, circle; see cycle
Origin: + alteration of clan.
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