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The Ku Klux Klan or a large organization within it.
- ‘The fitting irony is that he is condemned by the Klan, the very organization whose principles he advocates.’
- ‘The practice dates back to Medieval Europe, an era the Klan idealizes as morally pure and racially homogenous.’
- ‘Many head officials of the Klan now hold political offices and have other important roles in the government.’
- ‘He says he viewed the Klan as a useful platform from which to launch his political career.’
- ‘In arguing for anonymity, the Klan cited several Supreme Court precedents.’
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