A secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy by means of terrorism.
(proper) A secret society of white men founded in the S States after the Civil War to reestablish and maintain white supremacy.
A secret fraternal organization of similar intent founded in Georgia in 1915.
The definition of Ku Klux Klan is a secret society in the southern U.S. that focuses on white supremacy and terrorizes other groups.
An example of the Ku Klux Klan is a group of men who are anti-black, anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic.
(proper) A secret society organized in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1915 as “the Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan”: it is anti-black, anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic, etc., and uses terrorist methods.
A secret society that uses terrorism to promote white supremacy. It primarily operated in the southern United States of America during the mid-1900s.