Dictionary

Ku Klux Klan

noun \ˈkü-ˈkləks-ˈklan also ˈkyü- or ˈklü-\

Definition of KU KLUX KLAN

1
:  an American post-Civil War secret society advocating white supremacy
2
:  a 20th century secret fraternal group held to confine its membership to American-born white Christians

First Known Use of KU KLUX KLAN

1867

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Ku Klux KlansmanPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Ku KluxerAll Words Near: Ku Klux Klan
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
jail
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears